Iranian Groups Challenge West With Holocaust-Denial Cartoon Contest

February 2, 2015 9:10 PM

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A cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad on the latest cover of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been denounced in Iran, where two organizations say they are challenging the West’s commitment to free speech with a cartoon contest aimed at questioning the Holocaust.

The contest follows the release of the January 14 issue of Charlie Hebdo -- the first since the January 7 massacre at its Paris office that left a dozen dead -- that featured a cover showing Muhammad crying while holding a sign that reads: “Je Suis Charlie,” a rallying cry for the magazine’s support...

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