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A Cartoon Taboo

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A Cartoon Taboo

After waves of protests swelled in the Muslim world over Danish cartoons that depicted the Prophet Muhammad, Le Monde’s cartoonist Plantu illustrated the controversy in 2006.

He wrote over and over again “I must not draw Muhammad.”

Author Victor Navasky highlighted this cartoon and others in his book, "The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power."