How the UN’s highest officials demonized cartoonists

For the past decade, the U.N. has demonized cartoonists:

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“They should not attack people who are not responsible for the publication of the cartoons.” — KOFI ANNAN, 2006

“We deeply regret the offence given by the caricatures…” KOFI ANNAN, 2006

“We appeal to everyone to exercise [freedom of expression] responsibly, and not to use it as a pretext for incitement to hatred or insult to the deeply held belief of any community…” KOFI ANNAN, 2006

Media and publications should not “be used for incitement, or to spread hatred.” KOFI ANNAN, 2006

 

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“Charlie Hebdo is doubly irresponsible to publish these cartoons.” NAVI PILLAY, 2012

 

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The Charlie Hebdo cartoons are “malicious and deliberately provocative,” only the latest in a string of “deliberately provocative acts or products targeting particular religions and their followers.” — RUPERT COLVILLE, Spokesman of UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2012

 

 

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