South Park threat

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Man Gets 12 Years Over Threats to South Park Duo

Muslim convert was angered over light treatment of Muhammad

(Newser) - A Muslim convert from Brooklyn was sentenced today to nearly 12 years in prison for posting online threats against the creators of the South Park television show and others he deemed enemies of Islam. The sentence—largely in line with the term sought by prosecutors—came after Jesse Curtis Morton,... More »

Muslim Busted for South Park Threat

Suspect Younus Mohammad arrested in Morocco

(Newser) - A New York man wanted for threatening the creators of South Park has been arrested in Morocco, according to the website he co-founded. Younus Mohammad is awaiting extradition to the US, the website says. A criminal complaint against Mohammad, a Muslim convert born Jesse Curtis Morton, was filed earlier this... More »

Fatwa Sends Seattle Cartoonist Into Hiding

Molly Norris changes name over 'Everybody Draw Mohammed Day'

(Newser) - A Seattle cartoonist has been forced to change her name and leave town over the “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” cartoon she drew this summer. “You may have noticed that Molly Norris’ comic is not in the paper this week,” the Seattle Weekly's editor wrote. “That’s... More »

'Terrorist' Who Threatened South Park Busted

Virginia man nabbed before flight to Uganda

(Newser) - A Virginia man who threatened South Park creators for mocking Mohammad has been busted and charged with supporting a terrorist organization. Zachary Chesser, 20, was nabbed as he was about to board a flight to Africa, where he planned to join the al-Qaeda-linked group al-Shabab, according to law enforcement authorities.... More »

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