Norway charges 3 for conspiring to attack cartoonist

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 27, 2011 17:29

 
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The three men who planned to attack cartoonist Kurt Westergaard and the Jyllands-Posten newspaper were charged in Norway with conspiracy to commit terrorism, according to a BBC report on Tuesday.

According to the report, they "had allegedly acquired bomb components and tried to buy a gun," in order to attack the Danish cartoonist and newspaper for a 2005 cartoon of the prophet Muhammad.

Their trial will begin next month.

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