Muslim Group Warns of Possible Violence if ‘South Park’ Lampoons Prophet Muhammad
April 21, 2010 - 6:42 PMA radical Muslim group has warned the creators of "South Park" that they could face violent retribution for depicting the prophet Muhammad in a bear suit during last week's episode.
The website RevolutionMuslim.com has since been taken down, but a cached version shows the message to "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
The posting by Abu Talhah Al-Amrikee warns Parker and Stone that they could face the same fate as Theo Van Gogh. The Dutch filmmaker was murdered in 2004 after directing a film written by a Muslim woman who rejects the Prophet Muhammad as a guide for today's morality.
Al-Amrikee says his post "is not a threat, but a warning of the reality of what will likely happen to them."
Comedy Central and the producers would not comment. CNN first reported the posting.
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