Cartoonist: ' Muslims have to get used to satire '

"Muslims must develop a sense of humor. They also need to appreciate satire. "

That says the Danish cartoonist Kurt westergaard, who made the controversial cartoon of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

'' They need to know that they are not free of spot '', said the Dane. The Mohammed-cartoon, published four years ago in the Jyllands-Posten, made back then huge riots. Thousands of Muslims all over the world went to the streets in protest against the cartoon, thus telegraaf.nl.

Westergaard last Wednesday held a speech in New York. '' In Denmark and many other countries, the freedom of speech is of paramount importance. Danes should also at bargain. Not a people should be free from satire. ''

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