Security guards shot dead two men, police used teargas on students in Islamabad's diplomatic enclave and protesters attacked Western businesses in Pakistan's most violent reaction yet to cartoons of the Prophet.
In Iran, scores of demonstrators hurled petrol bombs at the British embassy in renewed protests against the cartoons and Western opposition to Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Only now has it become known that three press photographers (Maurice Boyer, Phil Nijhuis and Daimon Xanthopoulos) were attacked on Saturday during the Muslim demonstration that got four people arrested. In the case of Boyer, this resulted in some minor injuries, which nevertheless kept him from participating in a running match on Sunday. Nice.
Meanwhile, a bunch of cowards in Oldenzaal, a city in my native region of Twente, have decided to prohibit Mohammed parodies during the upcoming Catholic Mardi Grass festivities. My beloved late grandmother was from Oldenzaal and if she could hear about this, she'd rise from the grave and give them an old-fashioned ass-whooping. More here Hat tip"Tom P
An Iranian protester hides his face with a Palestinian head scarf as he
attends a protest against cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad that
were published in European papers, outside German the embassy in Tehran