Draw Unto Others: The Muslim World’s Own Cartoon Offenses
Written by Richard L. Cravatts
Tuesday, February 21, 2006

In Palestinian towns, for several weeks now, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets seeking vengeance and international apologies for blasphemy. The same scene was repeated, with alarming regularity and furor, in Iraq, Turkey, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Malaysia as Muslims clamored indignantly and threatened death to those who had perpetrated these horrific acts against Islam. Jordan’s mass-circulation daily, ad-Dustour, among others, urged Muslims everywhere to confront the ”onslaught on Islam and its symbols” by protest, boycott, opprobrium, and revenge for the unrestrained attacks on its faith.