Controversial Muhammad Cartoon Goes on Sale

Some copies are signed by artists in hiding
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Apr 8, 2009 3:03 PM CDT
Pakistani protesters chant slogans to condemn the reproduction of cartoons depicting Islam's Prophet Muhammad in Danish newspapers last summer in Pakistan.   (AP Photo/Khalid Tanveer)
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(Newser) – Three years after political cartoons of the prophet Muhammad sparked violent riots in Muslim countries, the Denmark Free Press Society is selling prints of the controversial art. Some of the 1,000 copies, priced at $250 each, are signed by the artist, who remains in hiding due to death threats, reports the Huffington Post. (Read more Danish Mohammed cartoons stories.)