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July 11, 2006

UK Danish Cartoons March Leader Fined

Anjem Choudary, who organized a march outside London's Danish Embassy in February in protest of the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten's depiction of the Prophet Muhammed in cartoon form, has been fined £500 (approximately $920) for his actions. The official charge had to do with proper advance notification oif the event. The story has some political heat because of the extreme nature of the rhetoric used at the protest.
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