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August 21, 2006

Grand Sheik: Jail Editor; Ban Paper

The Grand Sheik Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, a key political leader in Egypt and within the larger Sunni Muslim world, takes time to remind us that few people in his circle have forgotten the cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammed in last year's Jyllands-Posten that caused worldwide riots in the first few months of 2006. He helpfully suggests the editor be sent to prison and the paper be banned for several years.
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