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2006-03-16


Spokesman Akkari showing the press a photo of "Mohammed as a pig". Actually it's a photo from a French pig-calling competition
The infamous Akkari-Laban dossier is the propaganda booklet produced by the imams of The Danish Islamic Society.

The imams were told by the Public Prosecutor that Jyllands-Posten's 12 cartoons did not constitute an offence under neither section 140 (blasphemy) nor section 266 b (racism) of the Danish Criminal Code. So they decided to "internationalize the issue".

To this end, they assembled 43 pages with various allegations, distortions, mistakes and outright lies. They included the 12 cartoons from Jyllands-Posten, a back page from WeekendAvisen and three fake Mohammed cartoons, which had never appeared in any Danish medium.

The presence of the dossier was detected by Ekstra Bladet, who published it: The imam and the unbelievers of Denmark. For reasons unknown to me, Ekstra Bladet's copy is a low-quality, black and white scan and the pages are out of sequence. Ekstra Bladet has also translated the Arabic text into Danish, but that page ("Imamens vantro Danmark)" seems to be unavailable.
Imam Abu Bashar with fake Mohammed cartoon
Video still: Imam Abu Bashar presenting the imams' own fake cartoons in Cairo: "This is one of the worst pictures can anyone ever imagine. They imagine our prophet(PBUH). Hands of a man praying and a face of a pig".

It is this jumbled version that has been reproduced at mysterier.org/politikk/ekstrabladet/hefte/ and which has been preserved at WikiPedia.

However, the Akkari-Laban dossier is now available in glorious colours in PDF-format and Politiken has made a new translation into Danish: Islamisk Trossamfund mappe (dansk oversættelse). Tip: The file is quite large (12MB) so if you want to save it, it's best to right click the link and select "Save destination as".

It appears that Ekstra Bladet has published the 43 pages in a rather haphazard order. This can be seen partly by comparing with the PDF-file, and partly by studying the little numbers which are written with a pencil in the top, right corner of Ekstra Bladet's scans.

Since Ekstra Bladet's copy has formed the basis for months' worth of discussion I would like to set the record perfectly straight:

Ekstra Bladet's text     Ekstra Bladet's file name     Real number
1a1
2b2
353
464
575
686
797
8108
911 (unavailable)10
10129
111311
121412
131715
141816
151913
162014
172118
182217
192320
202419
212521
222622
232723
242824
252925
263026
273127
283228
293329
303430
313532
323631
333733
343834
353935
364036
374137
384238
394340
404439
414541
424642
434743

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