Talk:Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons

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The images in question are not under a free license, hence are not in Wikimedia Commons. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 06:07, 27 October 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the explanation. So I have to save, upload, and free-use them, I guess? PITA, but ok. ħumanUser talk:Human 06:10, 27 October 2010 (UTC)
Thanks for the help, guys and gals. ħumanUser talk:Human 06:19, 27 October 2010 (UTC)

"... the editor found them unfunny and offensive. What double standards?"[edit]

If you read the previous sentence, in which it says that they were sorry that Muslims had been offended, this seems a lot less like double standards. In both cases they appear to not want to offend anyone. —Kazitor, pending 06:34, 12 July 2017 (UTC)

You're an idiot. Did you even see the cartoon? They were clearly designed to cause offense. And the Jyllands-Posten is a far-right paper. Of course they wanted to hurt Muslims. I'm sorry your free speech heroes were not such heroes as you imagined. (talk) 22:46, 6 June 2018 (UTC)
The moment a bunch of insane manchildren started killing and maiming people over their hurt feelings these guys became heroes. I couldn't give less of a fuck if they were trying to offend people. There's a reasonable way to react to offence and it doesn't involve killing other human beings. If you think it does then you're the problem not them. Evilatheistheathen (talk) 16:11, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
But, if the cartoons were deliberately intended to stir up shit, that demonstrates that the goals was not (as Jyllandsposten and its defenders continue to claim) to make a principled stand for freedom of expression and against self-censorship. Instead, it would leave the “cartoon affair” not as a contest between defenders of the freedom of speech and Islamic fundamentalism, but one between bigots and well, more violent bigots. ScepticWombat (talk) 07:05, 5 August 2020 (UTC)


This article defends an extremely offensive Islamophobic cartoon depicting Muhammad as a suicide bomber. That doesn't justify Islamic extremism, but it was kind of geared to provoke a nasty response in the first place. I think we should call this out as Islamophobic bigotry while still criticizing extremism. This isn't zero-sum. Carthage (talk) 01:41, 10 August 2023 (UTC)