The Google translation from the Swedish original is garbled as these things always are, but it is clear enough. Islamic law says that those who blaspheme Muhammad must be put to death. Vilks is considered to have done so with his cartoons of Muhammad. “Muhammad Cartoonist Lars Vilks Survives Assassination Attempt,” from Blazing Cat Fur, September 4:
NB Google Translate – Malmo – Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who is on the death list of the terrorist network Al Qaeda because of his cartoons of Mohammed’s escape an attack on Wednesday.
Vilks was the derStandard.at journalist Teresa Eder in the gallery RÃ¶nnquist & RÃ¶nnquist in Malmo doing an interview with an unknown man entered the gallery. He said he wanted to show Vilks a few works of art that were in a red suitcase. Vilks’ bodyguard denied access to the man and asked him herzuzeigen the contents of his suitcase in front of the gallery. When they discovered a firearm in it, they overpowered the man five minutes later, the Swedish police on site.