The remnant of violence, the emotion rising as a thin trembling within her, was not for the man she was going to see; it was a cry of protest against a sacrilege-against the destruction of what had been greatness.
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They consider it sacrilege to depict Muhammad in a drawing.
What is considered freedom of expression in the United States can be illegal in parts of Europe or sacrilege in the Middle East.