Here’s a brief news report from Aftonbladet about today’s attack on Lars Vilks. It shows a more complete view of the attack itself. Many thanks to Steen for the translation and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling.
Notice the woman in the crowd wearing a keffiyeh:
A full transcript is below the jump.
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|[00:00:00.00]||The artist Lars Vilks was assaulted at 5.30 pm on Tuesday when he was lecturing at Uppsala University.|
|[00:00:09.00]||The lecture was filmed and the camera caught the assault.|
|[00:00:13.00]||[Noise — “Allahu akhbar” etc.]|
|[00:00:29.00]||The lecture had only just begun when a man rose and jumped at Vilks.|
|[00:00:33.00]||Vilks said he was hit in the chest [a dansk kalle — a head-butt] and punched in the face, so that his glasses broke.|
|[00:00:42.00]||Great confusion arose after the attack, and a policeman was even hurt during the tumult.|
|[00:00:50.00]||[More “Allahu akhbar”; policeman: “get back, get back”]|
|[00:01:13.00]||After the assault Vilks was taken to safety.|
|[00:01:16.00]||Two persons were taken into custody immediately afterwards.|
|[00:01:22.00]||Vilks’ lecture was about his own work and art and freedom of expression.|
|[00:01:26.00]||It was when Vilks showed a film with sexual content that the air was filled with hatred.|
|[00:01:31.00]||Vilks previously received several threats on his life after depicting the Prophet as a roundabout dog.|
For previous posts on Lars Vilks and the Roundabout Dogs, see the Modoggie Archives.