Comedy Central Censors 'South Park'

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Comedy Central Network has removed all references to the Prophet Muhammad from the second segment of the cartoon satire South Park. The first segment showed the prophet dressed in a bear suit and drew death threats from a fringe group of extremist Muslims. The show's producers say the segment should have run in full. The censored episode of is being compared to media reaction when a Danish newspaper ran cartoons satirizing the prophet. Conservative Muslims believe that any pictures of Muhammad are profane. Matea Gold has written extensively on the subject the Los Angeles Times.




Warren Olney