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Islamist Web Site Posts Threat To South Park Creators Over Mohammed References

by @ 7:57 am on April 20, 2010. Filed under Islam, Religion, South Park, Television

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South Park’s 200th episode has gotten the attention of some radical Islamists:

The radical Islamic Web site Revolutionmuslim.com is going after the creators of the TV cartoon series “South Park” after an episode last week included an image of the Prophet Mohammed in disguise.

Revolutionmuslim.com, based in New York, was the subject of a CNN investigation last year for its radical rhetoric supporting “jihad” against the West and praising al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Its organizers insist they act within the law and seek to protect Islam.

On Sunday, Revolutionmuslim.com posted an entry that included a warning to South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone that they risk violent retribution – after the 200th episode last week included a satirical discussion about whether an image of the prophet could be shown. In the end, he is portrayed disguised in a bear suit.

The posting on Revolutionmuslim.com says: “We have to warn Matt and Trey that what they are doing is stupid and they will probably wind up like Theo Van Gogh for airing this show. This is not a threat, but a warning of the reality of what will likely happen to them.”

Theo van Gogh was a Dutch filmmaker who was murdered by an Islamic extremist in 2004 after making a short documentary on violence against women in some Islamic societies. The posting on Revolutionmuslim.com features a graphic photograph of Van Gogh with his throat cut and a dagger in his chest.

The entry on Revolutionmuslim.com goes on to advise readers:

“You can contact them [the makers of South Park], or pay Comedy Central or their own company a visit at these addresses …” before listing Comedy Central’s New York address, and the Los Angeles, California, address of Parker and Sloane’s production compan

Watch the full episode here.

6 Responses to “Islamist Web Site Posts Threat To South Park Creators Over Mohammed References”

  1. tfr says:

    So we have here a religion which either:

    Has a God who is so weak that his worship needs to be defended, lest it… I dunno, what? Get insulted? Die out?

    Or has followers so self-conscious, with such a bad self-image, that they feel they must lash out at the silliest little criticism.

  2. jackal says:

    this is hilarious, that was the point of the show not to offend them, and they did, BRILLIANT!!!

  3. The Internet says:

    What a bunch of retarded towelheads.

  4. summer says:

    I hate SOUTH PARK anyway, doing cheap filthy advertisement to get famous with no class, now this filthy guys is having a death treath….. what ashame…

  5. HereinVA says:

    South Park is extreme at times and it is not surprising that many people dislike the show, but it is also true that it can be a source of spot-on social and political commentary aimed at anything and everything. The creators are the ultimate Americans when it comes to exercising freedom of speech and are defending that right in their own bizarre way. The ability to laugh at ourselves is uniquely human and we seem to lose a little more of that humanity every day with the excess of religious and political zealotry in our country and around the world. Kudos to South Park for being courageous enough to laugh!

  6. sAM I am says:

    Unlike Trey and Matt, Revolutionmuslim.com is not exercizing responsible free speech.

    Rather Revolutionmuslim.com is shouting fire in a crowded theatre.

    Agree or disagree with Trey and Matt, they are couragous, fair & balanced, equal opportunity critics, brilliantly exercising their freedom of speech.

    Instead of defending to the death their right to express themselves, Revolutionmuslim.com would help to have Trey and Matt killed to keep them from excersizing speech which they, Revolutionmuslim.com, don’t agree with.

    We should be encouraging creative entertaining shows that poke fun at all aspects of life. Trey and Matt are following in the footsteps of great american humorists like Mark Twain in continuing a long American tradition of irreverant humor. It is very American to do this.

    Why do we put up with Revolutionmuslim.com they are obviously unamerican, undemocratic, and have no place in this country. They are also unrepublic. Is that a word? No matter; I must go watch the second half of said episode of South Park 10 pm tonight.

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