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Latest update : 2013-12-05

Muslim poet under state protection for criticising Islam

Danish police are protecting an 18-year-old Muslim poet who has generated profound anger with a best-selling book condemning Islam and its influence over his parents' generation of immigrants. Yahya Hassan, of Palestinian extraction, received death threats after he was beaten up in Copenhagen. His poems have reignited a debate on freedom of expression - an issue close to Danish hearts after the controversy over the cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in 2006.

By Malcolm BRABANT

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