This is in response to a Facebook group that supports “Draw Mohammad Day” on May 20th. OpenNet also states that, “the individual page has also been blocked in the UAE [United Arab Emirates], and calls have been made in other countries for government authorities to block the group, or Facebook in its entirety.”
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Apparently the “movement” started after Comedy Central’s South Park decided to not have a cartoon depiction of Mohammad on the show. In response, a cartoonist came up with the “Draw Mohammad Day” idea as a way to support free speech (again, we’re just relating the news here, not editorializing).
We’ll continue to monitor this story and relay any updates.