If there are sane voices in the Islamic world they are buried in the din of blood-thirsty Muslims seeking death sentence for Gillian Gibbons
, the British teacher caught in the "teddy bear" case.
Half a chance and the Islamic mobs come out of the holes. Does not take much for them to perceive the Prophet being insulted -- Danish cartoons, knighthood for Salman Rushdie
, writings of Taslima Nasreen
, or a teacher who unwittingly permitted a teddy bear to be named Mohammed. The Islamic fanatics exist in all countries. Sudan has a large number of them. It is a country where there is strong resistance against steps to outlaw genital mutilation