Mohammed Bosch Fawstin

Until We Draw Mohammed, We’re All Silenced

The cartoon portrays a sharp-toothed, sword-wielding Mohammed warning, “You can’t draw me!” and an unseen illustrator saying, “That’s why I must.” Rather than allow this ad to appear in a few subway stations and on buses, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) voted unanimously last month to ban all issue advertising until 2016.