Arab Foreign Ministers slammed the Danish government for failing to act against a newspaper that published disrespectful cartoons of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
At an Arab League summit in Cairo, the Foreign Ministers said they were "surprised and discontented at the response".
The Jyllands-Posten newspaper published a series of 12 cartoons showing the holy Prophet (PBUH), in one of which he appeared to be wearing a turban shaped as a bomb. The newspaper claims that it has the right to print whatever it wants.
The Islamic religion bans any depiction of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) or Allah (SWT).
The Arab League said that the cartoons were an insult to Islam. The Danish government's response "was disappointing despite its political, economic and cultural ties with the Muslim world", it said in a statement.
The league also said it was unhappy that European human rights groups didn’t take any action towards the issue.
Several protests were held in Denmark and in Muslim states following the publication of the cartoons.
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