African Newspapers Apologize for Muhammad Image

January 16, 2015 4:36 AM

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African Newspapers Apologize for Muhammad Image

Kenya’s The Star and South Africa’s The Citizen issued apologies this week for reprinting the controversial new cover of Charlie Hedbo, after publication triggered an uproar from Muslim readers.

“The Star sincerely regrets any offense and pain caused by the picture and we will bear Muslim sensibilities in mind in the future,” read a statement from the Kenyan paper.

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