Thursday, February 28, 2008

Danish Art Exhibit Closed Due to Threats From Practitioners of Peaceful Religion

Just in time, I guess, it's almost Friday over there. They may be too busy praying to issue the death threats tomorrow.
AN exhibition by Danish artists in Berlin has been closed due to threats received over a photo deemed to be offensive to Muslims, organisers said.

The exhibition, which opened in central Berlin on February 22, has been closed to ensure the safety of staff and visitors, Ralf Hartmann from the artists' collective Kunstverein Tiergarten said today.

The show by Danish collective Surrend is aimed at depicting what they say is the absurdity of extremism in all religions.

One of the 21 photos is of the Kaaba - the cube-shaped building inside the Grande Mosque in Mecca - with the inscription describing the stone as "stupid".

Another shows an astronaut on the moon standing next to an Israeli flag. The photo has the inscription "Neonazi-Hallucination".
Apparently, nobody is offended by Neonazi-Hallucination, and if they were, the artists would probably tell them where to go. It's safe to take shots at the Israelis.

The Islamists, though, they'll capitulate to.

Thanks to Hot Air for the link.

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