Clear. 76.2   F New York
AI-Powered News Summarizer
Connect
Europe

Kurt Westergaard, cartoonist whose depiction of Mohammed sparked outrage, dead at 86

July 19, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

Compression ratio: 30.1%. 1 min read.

Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, whose depiction of the prophet Mohammed wearing a turban made out of a bomb sparked a wave of violence in 2006, has died at the age of 86.

(CNN)Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, whose depiction of the prophet Mohammed wearing a turban made out of a bomb sparked a wave of violence in 2006, has died at the age of 86.

Danish newspaper Berlingske reported Westergaard's death on Sunday, citing information from his family.

Westergaard's caricature of Mohammed was first published by Danish newspaper Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten in September 2005.

"I want to be remembered as the one who struck a blow for freedom of speech," Westergaard said in a quote published by Berlingske.

We're launching our very own token $SMR on Binance Smart Chain.

Summarizer will soon be exclusive to $SMR holders.

by summa-bot

Summarizer is now on Google News and Telegram. Now you can get the latest AI summarized news on your favorite platform.

Don't like these above? We have an RSS Feed for you.

Suggestions