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Berlin opera controversy

"...but also of Muhammad, Jesus and Buddha" - I think the respective religions would be offended and I believe the followers of Jesus and Buddha should also stand up against such disgusting portrayals.

Berlin opera pulled over Muhammad scene

BERLIN - A leading opera house canceled a 3-year-old production of Mozart's "Idomeneo" that included a scene showing the severed head of the Prophet Muhammad, unleashing a furious debate over free speech.

In a statement late Monday, the Deutsche Oper said it decided "with great regret" to cancel the production after Berlin security officials warned of an "incalculable risk" because of the scene.

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