Free Inquiry (magazine)

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Date: 2006

Region: North America

Subject: Religious

Medium: Print Journalism


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Artist: Free Inquiry magazine

Confronting Bodies: Borders, Waldenbooks

Date of Action: March 2006

Location: Across U.S.A.

Description of Artwork: Free Inquiry magazine containing four of the cartoons originally appearing in a Danish newspaper in September 2005, including one depicting Muhammad wearing a bomb-shaped turban with a lit fuse.

The Incident: Borders and Waldenbooks announced that they will not stock the April/May issue of Free Inquiry magazine because it contains the cartoons, citing as reasons the "safety and security of our customers and employees."

Results of Incident: April/May 2006 issue of Free Inquiry magazine was unavailable at Borders and Waldenbooks

Source: SFGate.com (San Francisco Chronicle)