Rose/Warraq Win Freedom Prizes


Flemming Rose and Leon de Winter

in the Reagan Library's "Oval Office" - photo: Roger L. Simon

Flemming Rose - cultural editor of the newspaper Jyllands-Posten and the man responsible for the publication of the Danish cartoons - and the pseudonymous Ibn Warraq - most literally "son of a papermaker," author of Why I Am Not a Muslim, among other works - were awarded Heroes of Conscience medals by the American Freedom Alliance at a dinner at the Reagan Library Sunday night. The AFA will be be sponsoring a conference - The Collapse of Europe? - starting June 10 at Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. Speakers include Mark Steyn, Aayan Hirsi Ali and Leon de Winter.