The cartoon was reprinted by Jyllands-Poste [media website] and several other Danish newspapers last Wednesday, sparking renewed protests [JURIST report] over the cartoon's publication. The reprint, accompanied by statements defending freedom of speech, came one day after Danish police arrested three people [JURIST report] suspected in a plot to murder Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard for his characterization of Muhammad [Le Monde slideshow; JURIST news archive] in cartoons first published in 2005. Reuters has more.
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