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Scotsman.com News - International - The children's author who ignited a worldwide protest

KARE Bluitgen has just received a death threat. "Wanted: dead or alive" said the placards showing the Dane's face borne by crowds in Thailand in the latest protest against the cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad. The news will not have come as a shock for Bluitgen, a children's author, who is well aware that he started the storm. It was his failed attempt to find artists to illustrate a book about the Prophet that prompted the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten to invite 12 illustrators to draw the Prophet as they saw him.

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