The Independent

Surviving the Dystopia of Intolerance and Blasphemy

Syed Ahad Hussain, Senior Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

First it was a novel by “Muslim” British resident author Salman Rushdie, then a Danish editorial cartoon, then an American humorist having fun on Facebook, and now it’s a YouTube video that portrayed the Muslim prophet Muhammad (peace is upon him) in a hurtful and degrading way. So when will this all end? Why does humanity...

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