AFDI/Jihad Watch Muhammad Cartoon Contest Winner Bosch Fawstin Goes Into Hiding

ByPamela Geller on May 5, 2015

And still the media cowards attack us fiercely (because they know we won’t chop their heads off) and refuse to run the winning cartoon.

“Muhammad Cartoon Contest Winner Retreats Into Hiding,” By Nathan Koppel, Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2015

Man says he faces death threats after winning grand prize for drawing of prophet

bosch fawstin

As authorities continue to investigate an attempted attack on a contest to draw the Prophet Muhammad in Texas on Sunday, the winner of the event has retreated into hiding, saying he faces persistent death threats.Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2015

Bosch Fawstin netted $12,500 for winning the contest’s grand prize as well as the “People’s Choice Award” for his drawing depicting Muhammad wielding a sword and saying, “you can’t draw me!”

In an interview on Tuesday, the cartoonist was vague about his whereabouts, saying only that he lives somewhere in the U.S.
bosch fawstin

“I don’t want to say where,” Mr. Fawstin said, also declining to say his age. “There are Muslims out there who want to kill me.”

Mr. Fawstin said he was raised by Albanian Muslim parents in the Bronx but eventually renounced his faith. He said the 9/11 terrorist attacks motivated him to use his art to denounce Islamic extremism.

He has drawn a comic book called “Pigman,” featuring a hero who battles “pigotry” and his arch nemesis, SuperJihad. He said he has also drawn several dozen cartoon renderings of the Islamic prophet.

“I do it because we have been told we can’t,” he said. “I’m not just provoking people for the hell of it.…Provocation is freedom of speech—it’s not separate from it.”

The Muhammad art competition in Garland, Texas, was hosted by the American Freedom Defense Initiative. Some 200 people attended the event according to a participant.

Pamela Geller, the group’s president, said the competition was a way to promote free speech and was a response to a January attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo by Islamic extremists that killed 12 people, including some of the publication’s most famous cartoonists. Critics of the group claim it promotes extreme, anti-Islamic views.

Armed with assault rifles and wearing protective body gear, two men opened fire outside the community center in Garland but were quickly gunned down by law enforcement.

Days before the shooting, the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation sent a joint bulletin to law-enforcement agencies, warning that while authorities didn’t know of any specific threats tied to the contest, they were concerned that it could “prompt violent extremist reaction”.

The bulletin said authorities were especially concerned about acts targeting contest participants, who may not understand the degree to which they could be in danger, in the days and weeks following the event.

Mr. Fawstin said he will likely have to remain incognito for the foreseeable future. “I’ve been called a hermit since a kid,” he said. “I’m used to being on my own.”

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  • Aldo

    Thank you for your service, Bosch. Lock and load, stay safe, and don’t forget to smile if you should find you need to squeeze the trigger. Don’t ever let ’em spoil your day.

  • pgreen45

    The pen may be mightier than the sword, but best have both.

    BTW, my take on the affair and one of my contest entries may be seen at

  • Joe W.

    God’s speed and grace as He protects you from the evil that is Islam….

    • Gary Miller

      How long have you been a bigot, Joe?

      • Pray Hard

        How long have you been a gutless, liberal, dhimmi, crybaby, Gary?

        • joker

          Too long!

      • NoTroll Zone

        Is ISIS isslamic? Is ISIS evil? Were the Garland terrorists ISIS sympathizers? Were the Garland terrorists isslamic?
        When did your brain stopped working?

        • Pope of Athesim

          Is the Islamic State… Islamic? Question for the ages!

      • Speak-truth-2-power

        sticks and stones, it’s just pictures and words, and you want to let the terrorist to control our speech. I rather live free on my feet (and exercise my God given right to free speech) then live in fear on my knees. I think I have some experience with what a bigot is, do you?

        • LindaKJunkins

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        • paendragon

          Looking in a mirror, Gary knows bigotry up close and personal!

        • David C. Telliho

          Gary is a ‘plant’. Here for one reason, to draw people away from the topic, create discontent. He doesn`t care what folks think of him, as long as his tactics work. See the demonstration, of them that are drawn into responding to him. I think the best way to deal with dear Gary, is to ignore him entirely. Don`t be distracted by him, no matter how tempting.

      • IzlamIsTyranny

        Considering all the holy books of izlam are full of rabid Jew hate why shouldn’t anyone be a bigot against izlam?

      • Dee Hoffner

        How many times a day do you get off using the word bigot, Gary?

        • DirtyDeedsDoneDirtCheap

          Gary is a Master-Bigoted.

          • Dave from San Antonio

            Troll-bigot…maybe…but he’s still an unAmerican troll…on even his best day…;)…or…maybe he wants to be a pedophile like “Big Mo”.

          • IronMaiden

            I heard old Gary holds the world record for master-bigotry. In fact he once gave an interview on CNN where he described himself as master-bigoting, with such frequency, that he had to remain in isolation for fear of being charged with indecent exposure.

            Poor Gary he just wanted to achieve something for once in his otherwise mundane and boring life….sigh…

      • Nick

        Hey Gary Mohammed: what THIS guy says–DEAL with it:

        Pamela Geller and the Jihadis

        • joker

          This man is talking….Muslims do not fool with us in the West. You are welcome to live among us but please do not dictate us.
          And still I want to become the most hated man in the Islamic world. I want to be number one on the hit list by IS.

        • Brooke

          Love this guy!!

      • Steve Martin

        Islam, today’s evil.

        • Tatonka

          nope,…1400 years of evil.

      • Annie

        How long have you been a moslem appeaser?? You arse lickers will be the first they slaughter..

      • adonbilivit

        it’s an opinion. If someone thinks Islam is evil he is not a bigot, itm could be a position he takes after careful research. I agree with him. You on the other hand are a name-caller.

        • Brooke

          If someone thinks Islam is evil? The world does not need to think about it, their actions show it. Don’t forget, they will kill you without any regret, read the Koran. It’s an eye opener

          • adonbilivit

            an eye gouger too

      • Michael Garfinkel

        How long have you been a moron, Gary?

      • Magicmaninthesky Nothanks


      • Dave from San Antonio

        Remember…he was raised a muslim…saw the evil…and renounced islam. Can you say the same? I’ll bet it was the “peace and tolerance” bit…that makes you want to defend islam.

      • Six Cents

        How long have you been an apologist dhimmi, Gary.

        How’s taste, the sand you have you head buried in, anyway?

      • Joe W.

        Since September 11, 2001, Sonny. Allahu Akbar, Loser.

      • paraducks

        I seem to remember that the progressive left took great pride and glee in touting the benefit of tolerance in accepting as “art” the up=side-down depiction of Christ suspended in urine and Mary crafted out of cow dung ?

        Dropped on your head ? Too many drugs ? How did you become so mindless ?

      • Ray Sosebee

        How long have you been a Pussy Gary?

    • sharomta4zeb

      Amen, Joe W.

  • DmitryFloridian

    Pamela Geller – more power to you!!!

  • Watch your back, Bosch.

  • TwoCentsatLeast

    I don’t understand the idea that you can’t draw a concept of the Prophet. He was a real person. I think I could better understand if the Islamist position was that you can’t draw a concept of Allah. But that’s not their belief, as I understand it. His drawing is okay, but I like the poster art for the competition best.

    • The Osprey

      No criminal wants their face known.

  • RobinRosenblatt

    It seems no one wants to help this project. Why is that?
    The Israel Longhorn Project
    A Holistic Project “Grazing Animals – The Only Way To Repair The Earth” Allan Savory

    Why bring Texas Longhorn home to Israel?

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    To help Israel’s ranchers & farmers, with Texas Longhorns cattle, they are more suitable cattle for Israel’s harsh environment.

    “To restore the Galilee’s environment and ecology and develop the Negev by increasing native Grass growth,” Holistic Management, Allan Savory.

    Help us lower the price of meat in Israel so poor families and their children may eat a little meat for Shabbat dinner.

    We are creating a self-sustainable nonprofit ranch dedicated to supporting Israel, specifically helping the beef industry and small ranchers facing hardship.

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    The Israel Longhorn Project
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  • Ganesha_akbar

    Lest Greta van Simpleton and Donald Trump (newly-minted Quislings) forget, the Paris and Texas attacks didn’t happen in a vacuum. Muslims recently hacked a prominent American writer/free speech activist to death at book fair using cleavers

    Shame on FOX RINOs for joining these serial enemedia attacks on Pamela. They are craven.

    For Trump’s next act of craven appeasement, the Don can sneer at a public screening of Lara Logan for her “provocative” decision to forgo donning the hijab before her public rape in Cairo…all while protecting her attackers by blurring their identities. Victim blaming… so courageous!
    No joke… Leftist-fascist media elites actually did that to Lara Logan.

  • IzlamIsTyranny

    The izlamic insanity continues. Funny how the peaceful, “moderate” musswein aren’t coming out in support of Mr. Fawstin, or ANY apostate from izlam for that matter.

  • IzlamIsTyranny

    I hope Mr. Fawstin stays safe. It’s sad that the US is no longer safe for izlamic dissidents.

  • Gary Miller

    Stay classy, Pamela!

  • Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer are HEROES. They smoked out TWO terrorists in the U.S.

  • vlparker

    This really ticks me off. If all of America supported this event this wouldn’t happen. If all media outlets published the cartoons and thousands of people entered cartoons there would be too many people for them to target. It doesn’t matter if you can draw or not. It’s the solidarity.

    O’Reilly and Trump and all the rest of the dhimmis that keep saying “yes, Ms. Geller has the right of free speech BUT…… Well, I’m sick of the buts. O’Reilly, you’re a butt. Trump, you’re a butt. Rich Lowry, you’re a butt.

    • Diesel Driver

      Have to agree with you about Fox News. I’m beginning to think the liberals were right calling it Faux News. It’s a thousand times better than the mainstream liberal media but it’s still wrong in so many ways.

  • Jon

    “Prophet” quote, unquote

  • Mackie

    I’m extremely angry at both FOX’s Shepherd Smith, and Bill O’Reilly who decided to play dhimmi right into the hands of the Islamists. Both Shepherd and O’reilly decided to insult Pamela Geller by calling her decision to have the “draw Mohammed art show” stupid. These two news commentators showed their true cowardly colors by being sharia compliant this evening and yesterday.

    • Brooke

      They did that as Fox is owned by the Saudi’s. Would you wish to lose your job?

      And, again. We must always be truthful and let those on *the other side*, know, they too are deemed for death because they are not Muslim. Anyone who wishes to argue, READ THE FREAKIN KORAN to see what it says

  • Pray Hard

    The cop who killed the two Islamovermin is also in hiding.

    • IzlamIsTyranny

      Sadly this makes perfect sense. It might have been better if all the police officers had been wearing balaclavas, even if it does make them look sinister.

  • Pray Hard

    All hail Pig Man!

    • Brooke

      That’s what was missing at the event. PIGS, Oink.. Oink… Oink..

  • NoTroll Zone

    His cartoon is factually correct.
    I can’t believe that in America, yes in America, (again: yes in A M E R I C A), this cartoon would put someone’s life in danger. Yes, America.

  • NoTroll Zone

    Hello everyone,
    Mr. Faustin is staying in Donald Trump’s house or Rush Limbauhg’s house.

  • JJ

    Too bad we have President who is a Muslim terrorist sympathizer. American values that made America the great country that it is are trampled every day. ISIS, worse than the Nazi’s are being ignored by the POS running our country.

    • Brooke

      These are the end days

  • Marty Brinton

    You go girl! You got balls. Can’t say the same about our nuetered president – Obama

  • Speak-truth-2-power

    Live free or die

  • Jaem

    God be with you!

  • Ed

    How long have you been anti first amendment stupid liberal, Gary?

  • lostlegends

    He should move to the Lost Sierra. Very safe place.

  • RightOfRockies

    Who knew it was so easy to uncover ISIS operatives living in the US? Host an art contest, and they will drive across two states to find you. Maybe we should have these contests all over the country until the juhadists stop showing up. Then we will know there are no longer any sleeper cells in the US.

    • Tom Frederiksen

      Sounds like a plan. Maybe we could set up billboards with cartoons of Mohammed along interstates and simply wait for them to show up to tear it down. That would keep violence in less populated areas.

    • Cate

      My sentiments exactly. Pick those f’ers off one by one. Like whack-a-mole.

  • cdnmohamhater

    I was quite touched by Bosch’s speech at the draw m event. Thank you Bosch for supporting Pam and Robert and freedom.

  • DirtyDeedsDoneDirtCheap

    What is sad is that the Garland traffic officer who expertly fired the kill shots into the two Muslim Terrorists is apparently afraid to have his name released to the public/media. This officer is a true American hero who did his job with expert precision.

    • ljm4

      it just complicates the issue to release his name. He did his job. Period. It’s a new day. Let the man have a life aside from this incident.

    • Marge Ways

      Well said, sadly: this is the NEW America!

    • Six Cents

      Yes Sir!

      And actually, the police officer should have been given the prize for the best drawing… It consisted of two life-sized chalk outlines on the street outside the event.

      Here is my interpretation…

  • pj720

    I wish I could draw. I would paper the highways with the “prophet”. The only Savior to this planet was Jesus Christ. He came to save. Islam is a destructive ideology that has been proven to be so the last 1500 years. Death is all they care about and it is what they want from us. They do not want to live with us. They want us DEAD.

    • Diesel Driver

      Only drawing I’m any good at is drawing my self defense only handguns. Read the Weapon Shops of Ishar. Old time worn Sci Fi but I embrace the sentiment of the Weapon Shop Owner.

  • Sammi De La Cruz

    God Bless all the freedom fighters! This man is a freedom fighter just like Pamela and others. We must win this fight and not give into these terrorist. Even God and Jesus have been made fun of but unlike the followers of Islam we Christians either laugh at the joke or use our words to show our displeasure. But the followers of Islam have to kill, rape, and do other harm for every little thing someone does they do not like. That is why I do not think Islam is a religion for all the real Religions I have studied believe in forgiveness, love, helping others, kindness, not this kill, kill , kill that Islam preaches over and over. Yes some Christians have done wrong but when totaling it all up there are very few who do the bad when compared to the Religion of Islam were it is few who do good and the ones who do good are usually the ones who have left the so called Religion.

  • Gufo

    This is very true: they go after people who will NOT chop their heads off. Cowards.

  • Rafael37

    The cowardice of the MSM, the academia and characters like Trump is a lot of the story here. Dhimmitude is breaking out on campus and among the cognescenti.

  • Lia

    Oi, whatever we do provokes muslims! Whatever we do serves as an excuse for proclaiming a death sentence. Why stop what we do?

  • Jurg Bangerter

    USA had no troubles to put innocent Japanese Civilöians behind bars during WW2, why aren’t they proceding now the same with Muslims? Deport em or put em in Concentration camps same as during WW2, also Canada had no srcuples to do so with Germans who hadn’t done a single terorist act in Canada…why suddenly double standards and stop all muslim immigration.

  • Alan

    my heart goes out to you bosch keep you head down for a while but I know you’ll come back fighting………

  • SoNic67

    Muslim is a political system based on terror and mind control disguised as religion.
    “Democracy” is failing in face of it because we, as a civilized society, grew complacent, stupid and lazy under our new masters rule.

  • DeKadt

    I am a dutch cat from the Netherlands. That’s right, the same country as Mr Wilders. I followed the presentation in Texas and was shocked. Also, I immersed myself in Bosch Fawstin’s work for the first time. It is fantastic stuff! What a great artist. I hope he will soon be able to move around again, although the islamic killers out there, cowards they are, keep moving around in the dark. We need people like Bosch to spread te word around in art. The mainstream media doesn’t do his job and keeps moving away from pointing the finger to the real cause of all this: islamic thought, islamic law, islamic preachings and above all, the koran. People need to READ the koran! Without it one does not understand why islam is so agressive.

    Bless you Bosch, and all the other artists who take up the pen against the islamic sword. As the saying goes: it’s mightier. By far!

    • Diesel Driver

      Knowledge is king in this case. Anyone who reads and has studied the Koran even a little bit is aware of their violent teachings in Islam.

    • sara

      Have u ever read the Qur’an !! I guess not because the Qur’an talks all about peace and that killing one person is like killing all of humanity. These people who call themselves “Muslims” think they are doing the right thing but they are not. I agree they are murderers, but blaming the whole religion is not right either Because u don’t know anything about Islam just like these extremists who misinterpreted the Qur’an, and think by killing this woman, they will have justice! They won’t and I know cause I am a muslim and I have been so saddened about the Texas incident. Drawing the prophet Mohammad (S.A.W) is a sin in islam but killing is a bigger sin so that gives no right to the extremists or anyone to kill someone! So next time when u blame the whole religion and its people, u should know that not everybody thinks the same and not all Muslims are bad just like not all black people are bad or Christians or Jews. So think about this before u post something like that….

      • Jonathan

        you quote of the quoran is out of context! here is the whole verse 5:32:
        We ordained for the Children of Israel that if any one slew a person -unless it be for murder or for spreading mischief in the land – it would be as if he slew the whole people: and if any one saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of the whole people. Then although there came to them Our apostles with clear signs, yet, even after that, many of them continued to commit excesses in the land.

        It is clear that it applies to JEWS i.e. killing a muslim would be like the JEW killed all MANKIND.

        Verse 5:33 says:
        The punishment of those who wage war against God and His Apostle, and strive with might and main for mischief through the land is: execution, or crucifixion, or the cutting off of hands and feet from opposite sides, or exile from the land: that is their disgrace in this world, and a heavy punishment is theirs in the Hereafter.

        However the very NEXT verse give MUSLIMS the licence to kill anyone!

        Taqiya can no longer fool those willing to see!

  • Dave from San Antonio

    The only thing I might have changed on his art work…would have been to use a pigs nose.
    I’ve seen a “pigman” comic or two…nice…;)

  • Six Cents

    “…they were concerned that it could “prompt violent extremist reaction”.”

    “prompt violent ISLAMIC/ MUSLIM reaction.”

    There, fixed it for them.

  • sharomta4zeb

    One of my Mohammed cartoons was an entry in the exhibit. Monday morning, I got a hangup call from a blocked number. That was counterbalanced by a “don’t mess with Texas” post on my social media file. I’m still publishing my Monday Mohammed online every week.

    • IzlamIsTyranny

      Yikes. I admire your courage though, having an entry in this contest was an act of courage in itself.

      • sharomta4zeb


  • Peter Castle

    Excellent cartoon! Geert Wilders, Pamela Geller, and all those involved in this conference are heroic for standing up against such a vicious evil. We must all
    rise up and support them.

    Survival requires unity against this shared existential threat.

    See “We Are All Parisians!” at

  • Metatrona

    May God protect you, Bosch!

  • Elisheva Hannah Levin

    Thank you, Pamela and Robert and Bosch for standing up to the sword of Islam by use of the pen. You give me hope for this country. Is there any way we can contribute to Mr. Fawstin’s safety?

  • Diesel Driver

    When the Muslims start reproving and chastising their own who commit terrorism I will stop telling people what a horrible religion it is. There can be no peace with Islam because of what the Koran teaches them. Here are some examples straight from their “holy book”.

    Koran 2:191 “Slay the unbelievers wherever you find them.”

    Koran 9:123 “O you who believe! fight those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in you hardness.”

    Koran – 5:51 “O you who believe! do not take the Jews and the Christians for friends; they are friends of each other.”

    Koran 9:5 “When opportunity arises, kill the infidels wherever you catch them.”

    Koran 3:85 “Any religion other than Islam is not acceptable.”

    Koran 9:30 “The Jews and the Christians are perverts; fight them.”

    Koran 5:33 “Maim and crucify the infidels if they criticize Islam”

    Koran 9:28 “The infidels are unclean; do not let them into a mosque.”

    Koran 9:29 “Fight Those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that
    forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the Religion of Truth, from among the People of the Book, until they pay Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.”

    Koran 22:19 “Punish the unbelievers with garments of fire, hooked iron rods, boiling
    water; melt their skin and bellies.”

    Koran 8:65 “The unbelievers are stupid; urge the Muslims to fight them.”

    Koran 3:28 “Muslims must not take the infidels as friends.”

    Koran 8:12 “Terrorize and behead those who believe in scriptures other than
    the Qur’an.”

    Koran 8:60 “Muslims must muster all weapons to terrorize the infidels.”

    Koran 47:4 “Do not hanker for peace with the infidels; behead them when you catch them.”

    Koran 48:29 “Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, and those who are with him are severe against disbelievers, and merciful among themselves.”

    Sahih Muslim 33 – “I have been commanded to fight against people till they testify that there is no god but Allah.”

    Sahih Muslim 4366 – “I will expel the Jews and Christians from the Arabian Peninsula and will not leave any but Muslims.”

    As anyone can plainly see, Islam is a religion of hate and bigotry, as opposed to Christianity which is a religion of love.

    1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not
    arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.

    John 13:34-35 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

    1 John 4:8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

    John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

    Above all let us love those who need it most, Muslims, atheists, politicians. It’s what God commands of us. It may be the most difficult thing you ever do, to love your enemies. God loves us so much that he gave us free will to love him or not as we choose. I’m sure it pains him to know that so many people make the wrong choice and will burn for their sins. I know it pains me. I would save them if I could.

  • Diesel Driver

    Just noticed something really funny on this page. Up near the top right hand sidebar is an ad promoting Muslim singles. The model in no way meets up with Islamic dress codes.

  • simba

    In the HISTORY of the world, who has KILLED maximum INNOCENT
    human beings

    1) “Hitler”
    Do you know who he was

    He was a Christian, but media will never call Christians terrorists.

    2) “Joseph Stalin called as Uncle Joe”.

    He has killed 20 million human beings including 14.5 million were starved to death.

    Was he a Muslim

    3) “Mao Tse Tsung (China)”

    He has killed 14 to 20 million human beings.

    Was he a Muslim

    4) “Benito Mussolini (Italy)”

    He has killed 400 thousand human beings.

    Was he a Muslim

    5) “Ashoka” In Kalinga Battle

    He has killed 100 thousand human beings.

    Was he a Muslim

    6) Embargo put by George Bush in Iraq,

    1/2 million children
    has been killed in Iraq alone!!! Imagine these people are never called terrorists by the media.


    Today the majority of the non-muslims are afraid by hearing the words “JIHAD”.

    Jihad is an Arabic word which comes from root Arabic word “JAHADA”
    which means “TO STRIVE” or “TO STRUGGLE” against evil and for justice.
    It does not
    mean killing innocents.

    The difference is we stand against evil, not with evil”.

    You still think that ISLAM is the problem

    1. The First World War, 17 million dead
    (caused by non-Muslim).

    2. The Second World War, 50-55 million dead (caused by non-Muslim).

    3. Nagasaki atomic bombs 200000 dead
    (caused by non-Muslim).

    4. The War in Vietnam, over 5 million dead (caused by non-Muslim).

    5. The War in Bosnia/Kosovo, over 5,00,000 dead (caused by non-Muslim).

    6. The War in Iraq (so far) 12,000,000 deaths
    (caused by non-Muslim).

    7. Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, Burma etc (caused by non-Muslim).

    8. In Cambodia 1975-1979, almost 3 million deaths (caused by non-Muslim).


    • FACTS

      Hitler was not a Christian. Joseph Stalin was an atheist.

  • joker

    Gary wake up, please! And still I want to become the most hated person in the Islamic world. I wish to become number one on the IS hit list. I know the Islamic world, ha ha.

  • David C. Telliho

    He is welcome at my home.

  • Randy L. Camper

    I would clarify one point; the statement that “authorities were especially concerned about acts targeting contest participants, who may not understand the degree to which they could be in danger.” Many, if not all, of these artists understood exactly the danger they might face…and chose to participate anyway!

  • Anonymous

    The “People’s Choice Award” is misleading since there is no indication that Mohammed cared one way or the other about artistic portraits and in less intolerantly zealous times, Islamic art did include portraits of Muhammed. The use of images or icons has at times been controversial even in Christian churches because of the Old Testament command of not worshipping idols. It’s more of one’s interpretation of art work, which usually isn’t bestowed with divine powers, but should certainly not be a cause for mass murder. To some, art can be inspirational, to other’s something idolatrous not to be worshipped or portrayed. Regardless, Islamic terrorists have no right to become God himself by judging and executing anyone who doesn’t adopt or comply with their interpretation.