The famous Copenhagen statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s “Little Mermaid” took on a certain Muslim inspired modesty.

You could call the prank one of the lighter moments in the often-tense relationship between old-stock Danes and their new Muslim neighbors.

Such tensions are not limited to Europe. It is bad news indeed that 8 in 10 people responding to a recent poll in four Muslim nations believe the United States is trying to “weaken and divide the Muslim World.”


· Summarized of News & World Report, June 4, 2007