Muslims march in cartoons protest
The London march was led by the Muslim Action Committee – an umbrella body for mosques and community groups.
It is the third consecutive weekend of demonstrations over the cartoons, which have prompted violent protests around the world since publication in Denmark.
Ishmaeel Haneef, from the committee, said the demonstrations were continuing because “the provocations have not stopped”.
“These things are still being republished across the world,” he said, using the example of an Italian minister wearing a T-shirt depicting the cartoons.
He said the way to “get back to being a civilised world” was to “give the copyright [of the cartoons] over to the Muslim community”.
Rettighederne til tegningerne ligger hos Dansk Journalistforbund:
Guidelines for use of the twelve Mohammed cartoons
The cartoonists will not oppose reproduction of the Mohammed cartoons that were originally published in Jyllands-Posten if this is done in connection with editorial coverage in newsmedia or similar media in a manner which complies with the rules of internationally accepted press ethics – www.ifj.org.
The remuneration has been set at €250 per cartoon per reproduction. The fee has been set at an average to make it applicable for the various types of media and countries.
The cartoonists do not, however, wish to receive the fees themselves. They have instead decided that the fees shall finance an international prize for cartoonists, to be awarded to a recognised and committed cartoonist who in the form of satirical cartoons has focused on important societal matters – such as for example freedom of speech
Please pay the sum in question to the following escrow account with the Danish Union of Journalists’ bank:
Nørre Voldgade 68
1011 Copenhagen K
IBAN: DK16 3000 0009 6555 65