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Cartoonist Who Survived Attack Gets Free-Speech Award

A month after surviving an attack by a gunman that killed one person, Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks returned to Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, to receive a freedom-of-speech award. Vilks, who has lived with death threats since he depicted the head of the Prophet Muhammad on a dog in a 2007 cartoon, was presented with the award by the Danish Free Press Society. On February 14, Omar El-Hussein killed a bystander and wounded three police officers at a seminar where Vilks was to be the...

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