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The thorny issue of drawing the Garden of Eden in Egypt

Medium has posted an article on the issue of touchy political and religious issue of blasphemy in Egyptian cartooning.

Blasphemy is a punishable offense in Egypt. According to the penal code, “Any use of religion to promote or advocate extremist ideologies… with a view toward stirring up sedition, disparaging or showing contempt” toward one of the monotheistic religions might be considered profane. It’s a red line that has gotten cartoonists into trouble.

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