Pakistan: Thousands rally against Facebook because of Everybody Draw Muhammad Day


Note the threats on some of the signs above.
Islamic War On Free Speech Alert, and an update on this story. “Muslim anger prompts Pakistan to block Facebook,” by Babar Dogar for Associated Press, May 19 (thanks to Maxwell):
LAHORE, Pakistan – Pakistan’s government ordered Internet service providers to block Facebook on Wednesday amid [...]

Pakistan directs ISP’s to block Facebook because of Motoon competition


Why draw Muhammad? Why make fun of the man Muslims revere most? Why arouse their ire?
Precisely because they react with murderous rage when one does this.
Now that may seem odd — why would anyone want to provoke someone else’s murderous rage?
Because it is an object lesson in pluralism. Either we put up with [...]