Europe Were Charlie Hebdo cartoons only about free speech? Maybe not.

The Monitor's former European bureau chief writes that there is another facet to the French magazine's publication of cartoons of the prophet Muhammad, one that involves a relentless anti-Islam campaign in Denmark.

By , Staff writer

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For an international media unfamiliar with Europe's recent history of publishing cartoons of the prophet Muhammad, the furor that Charlie Hebdo and other outlets have stirred up looks like an open-and-shut case of free speech.