At last count, 107,000 protesters have signed an online petition demanding that Wikipedia take down this medieval image of the prophet Muhammad. "Please remove these illustrations and respect the peaceful request by vote. I dont want to see this again on any other things too," signer Haris Haseeb from United Kingdom writes on the petition. Wikipedia's frequently asked questions page explains the site's refusal to comply:
Since Wikipedia is an encyclopedia with the goal of representing all topics from a neutral point of view, Wikipedia is not censored for the benefit of any particular group.