depict Muhammad

depict Muhammad

The printing or reprinting of political cartoons that depict Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam, have become an issue globally and may be inflaming a number of serious conflicts. Such cartoons violate prohibitions in Sunni Islam and are considered insulting by many Shia as well. Should such cartoons be considered hate speech by definition? Or have some other special status?

[+] background

[+] position: ban any insulting depictions

[+] position: ban any depictions whatsoever

[+] position: ban nothing, let judgement prevail