The Danish ex-editor who commissioned the Mohammed cartoons that triggered deadly protests a decade ago on Friday accused the Jyllands-Posten newspaper of trying to silence him, saying it had let "the jihadists" win.

In a book to be released on Monday, titled "De besatte" ("The obsessed"), Flemming Rose accuses the paper's management of hypocrisy, claiming it backed him in public while doing everything it could to silence him in private.

"The drama and tragedy is that the only ones who have won are the jihadists," he told the weekly Weekendavisen newspaper.

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