What Islam Says About Prophet Muhammad Cartoons
There's a long history of radical violence in response to inflammatory Muslim imagery, but does Islam actually forbid these depictions?By Elizabeth Hagedorn | January 11, 2015
Witnesses heard the Charlie Hebdo attackers saying they killed the newspaper’s cartoonists to avenge the prophet.
And of course, there's a long modern history of radical violence in response to perceived blasphemy.
Pretty baffling, considering the Quran — Islam’s holiest text — doesn't even mention blasphemy and certainly gives no punishment for it.