Islam cartoon pulled from student newspaper website
Australian National University vice-chancellor Ian Young says a cartoon published in a student newspaper satirising Islam overstepped the mark.
The student newspaper Woroni originally published the cartoon as part of its ‘Advice from Religion’ infographic.
It was part of a series previously featuring Mormonism, Catholicism, Scientology, and Judaism.
The university has forced the editors to retract the piece online and issue a formal apology.
Professor Young says he acted after the university received formal complaints from international students.
“They felt it was both offensive and discriminatory,” he said.