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Pakistani protesters burned a Danish flag in 2008 after Danish newspapers reprinted a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

Jun. 10, 2011

Local businessman Tahawwur Rana was convicted on terrorism charges yesterday. Mujahid Ghazi, an Urdu Times journalist, tells us how Chicago’s Pakistani community is reacting to the verdict. Also, Rana was found guilty of plotting a retaliatory attack on Denmark’s Jutland Post newspaper, which published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in 2005. WBEZ’s Odette Yousef speaks with the Jutland Post’s Kaare Sorensen. Nik Steinberg then tells us about one of the most recent casualties in Mexico’s drug wars, the city of Monterrey. And Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik reviews the classic Czech film Marketa Lazarova.