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Denmark: Assassination attempt on critic of Islam

February 6, 2013

A PROMINENT Danish writer who heads a controversial group that claims free speech is under threat from Islam escaped an attempt on his life in Copenhagen on Tuesday, police said.

Lars Hedegaard, a well-known historian in Denmark, was able to fend off the attack after the gunman misfired, and was unharmed, police said in [a] statement.

The Australian

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