A Moroccan won a Holocaust cartoon contest sponsored by the Iranian government. Abdellah Derkaoui took the $12,000 first prize Wednesday in a contest launched by the official Iranian newspaper Hamshari that stirred international controversy. Iran called the contest a response to Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed that angered Muslims worldwide last year. Derkaoui’s cartoon shows a wall, with a gate resembling the entrance to the Auschwitz death camp, separating the Al-Aksa Mosque from the rest of Jerusalem.
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