[Foundation-l] Wikimania and the Muhammad pix
pharosofalexandria at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 21:08:09 UTC 2008
And it should be pointed out again that the Iranian complaints were
about the Danish cartoons article, not the Muhammad article.
On Feb 19, 2008 3:52 PM, Andrew Whitworth <wknight8111 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 19, 2008 3:47 PM, Wily D <wilydoppelganger at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Farsi speakers are predominately Shiite Muslims living in Iran,
> > Afghanistan or Tajikistan. The editors are Farsi Wikipedia are
> > probably mostly Shia Muslims, though issues like internet access may
> > bias it somewhat.
> > But ... uh ... while complicated, in short, Sunnis consider depicted
> > Muhammad much less acceptable than Shiites, yes. The Arabic
> > Wikipedia, which would probably be predominately Sunni Muslim editors
> > has no images of Muhammad of which I'm aware.
> > WilyD
> Thanks WilyD, that's actually amazingly helpful.
> --Andrew Whitworth
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