More Mohammed Cartoons, Now From Spain

'How does anyone know?' asks El Jueves
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 27, 2012 11:44 AM CDT
More Mohammed Cartoons, Now From Spain
The Spanish humor magazine "El Jueves" has a cover satirizing riots in the Middle East caused by depictions of the Prophet Mohammed in Western publications.   (El Jueves)

First a French satirical magazine publishes cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, and now Spain is joining in. The cover of the latest issue of El Jueves shows a lineup of bearded, Middle-Eastern men, with the headline "But...does anyone know what Mohammed looks like?," reports the Huffington Post. Jueves' editor said that the cover did not really depict Mohammed but is "a parody of the situation we are experiencing." "If you can’t depict Muhammad, how do you know it is him in the cartoons?" she asks. Spain's foreign ministry warned its citizens in Egypt to be careful, but otherwise is monitoring the situation for now, notes Reuters. (More Spain stories.)

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