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Denmark's Mohammed cartoons: a decade in the news
by Sören Billing
Ten years after a Danish newspaper published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, the shockwaves are still reverberating -- but experts are divided over how attitudes to freedom of expression have changed.
The 12 caricatures, published by the Jyllands-Posten daily on September 30, 2005, included portrayals of the prophet wearing a bomb inside a turban and as a knife-wielding nomad flanked by shrouded women.
The images sparked deadly protests in the Muslim world as angry demonstrators burned Danish flags and torched diplomatic offices. Boycotts of Danish products led to a plunge in exports.
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