UK Islamic group condemns website featuring cartoons of Prophet Mohamed and Jesus
The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) publishes statement against 'potentially inflammatory' nature of cartoons, suggesting they are as 'insulting' as Danish cartoons from 2005
One of the most influential Islamic organisations in the UK has slammed a website that publishes cartoons featuring Prophet Mohamed and Jesus.
The website, Jesus and Mo, features a weekly comic strip in which the two prophets debate and joke about the central tenets of Islam and Christianity.
The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) published a statement saying that the images were "extremely offensive to believers" of the two faiths and "potentially inflammatory," and urged the website's operators to take down the comics at once.
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