Monday, January 30, 2006

Wikinews Article on Fatah Attacks On EU

(collaborative effort)
January 30, 2006
In a surprise event, which could have been predicted based on the European Union position on a Hamas Palestinian Government, the Fatah assaulted an EU Office in an apparent protest of a Danish Cartoon by Jyllands-Posten.
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An Anonymous Danish Translator has translated the following document.
"yep. and we are boycoyted by saudi arabia with all our trade it all started out with a competion about whou could draw muhammed...and most danish people didnt even knew that that was wrong. but even before the drawings was shown...some one at the newpaper jyllandsposten was treathen to there some angry muslims.. and that s like holding a red cloth to a everyone wanted to draw him, and everytime they talk about the drawings on the news, they show them...just one more time.... i dont really know where i stand in this...coz as you know freedom of speach is on of, if not the most nessesary right for a human being...but in the other way, i want to respect other peoples faith"

HAMAS Faces Fiscal, Political WoesAs It Races to Solidify Authority
By KARBY LEGGETT Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNALJanuary 30, 2006; Page A4
JERUSALEM -- Hamas, the militant Islamist group that swept Palestinian elections last week, faces a thicket of challenges over the next few weeks that likely will determine whether the Palestinian Authority government survives or collapses in disarray.

External links

Wikipedia has an article about Muhammad Drawings.
Palestinian Gunmen Take Over EU Office to Protest Danish Newspaper's Publication of Cartoons
The cartoons at the center of the debate
EU threatens halt in aid if militants win (AP)


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