The New York Times gives up its political cartoons

This decision comes a month after the publication in the newspaper columns of a cartoon of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who had been deemed anti-Semitic. The New York Times announced Monday that it would no longer publish political cartoons in its international edition, just over a month after a controversy over a cartoon of […]

INTERVIEW. “There are caricatures of self-proclaimed imams these days.”

Created in 2015-2016 under the leadership of Bernard Cazeneuve, then Minister of the Interior, the Foundation of Islam in France supports “Educational, cultural and social projects”. It thus grants scholarships to train imams and Muslim executives in university diplomas (DU) in civil and civic training approved by the Ministry of the Interior and made compulsory […]

Caricatures. UAE backs Emmanuel Macron amid criticism

United Arab Emirates defended the French president in the controversy that has swelled in recent days in the Muslim world against him, about the cartoons of the prophet Muhammad. In an interview with German daily Die Welt on Monday, UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash rejected the idea that Emmanuel Macron would have expressed a message […]

Caricatures. France criticized in the Muslim world, defends its sovereignty

“It is entirely within the sovereignty of our country to say: what is freedom of expression, what is public order, what is freedom of worship, what do we accept and what do not accept, “said GĂ©rald Darmanin on Tuesday October 27th. The France has been the target of further criticism in the Muslim world because […]

Morocco condemns publication of Muhammad cartoons

While condemning acts of savagery committed in the name of Islam, the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned this Sunday, October 25 the continuous dissemination of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. The Morocco “Denounces these provocations offending the sanctity of the Muslim religion”, the ministry said in a statement. Several countries in the Middle East […]

Toulouse. Activists arrested after pasting Charb cartoons

Feminist activists were arrested Monday evening by police during a collage action on the streets of Toulouse of a caricature by Charb representing a naked posterior next to the inscription: “And Muhammad’s ass, are we allowed?” “ Armed with buckets filled with glue and brushes, the three activists had the ambition to stick a thousand […]