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Terror attack at Copenhagen free speech event featuring Swedish Mohammed cartoonist

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Danish media say several shots have been fired at a cafe in Copenhagen where a meeting about freedom of speech was being held, organized by Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who has faced numerous threats for caricaturing the Prophet Muhammad in 2007.

    The TV2 channel said Saturday there were some 30 bullet holes in the window of the Krudttoenden cafe and said at least two people were taken away on stretchers, including a uniformed police officer.

    Helle Merete Brix, one of the organizers of the event, told The Associated Press that Vilks was present at the event but not injured. When the artist is in Denmark, he receives police protection.

    The cafe in northern Copenhagen, known for its jazz concerts, was hosting an event titled "Art, blasphemy and the freedom of expression" when the shots were fired.

    Reports: Shots Fired at Copenhagen Cafe Free Speech Event - ABC News
  2. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

  3. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Rumors have been disproven of Brian Williams' attendance at this Art, Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression event.
  4. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Brian Williams is the second coming of Muhammid
  5. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Definitely makes this event more interesting:
  6. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Well, at least it's in Texas. Hopefully folks down there are well armed and prepared. Shoot anyone looking suspicious.
  7. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Wouldn't want to speculate about motive.
  9. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Blank on blank hate crime.
  10. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    Except you already have.
  11. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Wouldn't it be simpler if we just had one "Running Random Shootings Committed by Muslims Shouting 'Allahu Akbar' Where We Can't Determine the Motive" thread?
  12. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I guess we've become numb to this kind of thing, as the shooting/murder/assassination at the Synagogue, and the killing of the terrorist in a police raid didn't register a blip here.


    Shouted "Allahu Akbar":

    It could have been much worse:

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