An Islamic website is targeting the creators of the television series South Park, after an episode that aired last week depicted the Prophet Mohammed disguised in a bear suit, CNN reported on Sunday.
The website, Revolutionmuslim.com, was the subject of a CNN investigation last year over its support for "jihad" or holy war against the West and for praising al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
According to CNN, the website posted an entry on Sunday that warned South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone that they will "probably wind up like Theo Van Gogh for airing this show," making a reference to Dutch filmmaker murdered by an Islamic extremist in 2004 after making film on Islam and violence against women.
The posting on Revolutionmuslim.com says: "We have to warn Matt and Trey that what they are doing is stupid and they will probably wind up like Theo Van Gogh for airing this show. This is not a threat, but a warning of the reality of what will likely happen to them."
The website also urges its readers to contact Parker and Stone as well as Comedy Central, which airs the show.
"You can contact them [the makers of South Park], or pay Comedy Central or their own company a visit at these addresses...." the site wrote, and included Comedy Central?s New York address, and the Los Angeles address of Parker and Stone's production company.
The author of the post, Abu Talhah al Amrikee, told CNN that providing the addresses was not intended as a threat but as an opportunity to allow people to protest.
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