A Tehran court has sentenced a woman artist to 12 years in prison for drawing satirical cartoons of Iran`s parliamentarians who approved restricting women`s access to birth control, media reported on Wednesday.
For the cartoonist whose portrait of Mohammad won a Texas contest, the police killing of two gunmen outside the meeting place was justice. “They came to kill us and died for it. Justice," artist Bosch Fawstin tweeted on Monday.
Texas police outlined Monday the sequence of events when two suspected Islamist gunmen attempted to assault an event organized by an anti-Muslim group to showcase cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed.
A Texas traffic policeman shot dead two suspected Islamist gunmen with his pistol after they opened fire with assault rifles and tried to storm an event staged by an anti-Muslim group, police said Monday.
The Texas police shooting of two suspected Islamist extremists who opened fire outside an exhibition of Prophet Mohammed cartoons is the latest in a series of deadly incidents linked to such caricatures.
Far-right Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders, who addressed participants at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas before a shooting erupted outside the event, believes he is on a mission to stop the "Islamisation" of the West.
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday upheld the West Bengal Human Rights Commission's recommendation to pay compensation to Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra who was arrested in 2012 for circulating e-mails mocking Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
A leading Turkish daily on Wednesday printed excerpts from the first issue of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo since Islamist gunmen killed 12 people in an attack on its offices, defying a growing outcry in the Islamic world over the edition.
We live in extraordinary times. These days, people get killed for making cartoons! Living in India, one is nearly psychologically inured to hearing news of terror attacks, thanks largely to the perseveringly malicious elements planted in our neighbourhood.
The chief editor of a leading English-language newspaper in Muslim-majority Indonesia has been named a suspect in a blasphemy case after the publication of a cartoon about the Islamic State group, police said on Friday.
An Israeli political cartoon depicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu piloting an airplane heading for New York's Twin Towers has set off a firestorm of criticism and focused new attention on the troubled relationship between Israel and the United States.
Bollywood`s dancing diva Madhuri Dixit, who has grooved with stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, was more than happy to get a chance to learn some dance steps from cartoon characters Motu and Patlu recently.