At one time Mohamed cut a fine figure in Turkish paintings. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Brian V Hunt
    • 21.05.12 | 05:25 (IDT)

    During the days of the Turkish Empire (Caliphate) it was not unusual to see paintings of Mohamed on the walls of important institutions or homes. Turkey in those days was more liberal than Pakistan is today. Pakistan is a place where the more primitive you are the more political power you have.

    from the article: Pakistan blocks Twitter over tweets considered offensive to Islam
    First published 16:24 20.05.12 | Last updated 16:24 20.05.12
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