Uppsala University lecture about free speech by Swedish artist Lars Vilks in which he was assaulted

His house was later attacked by arsonists.

There have also been assassination plots and death threats against him

His drawings of Muhammed were not shown in art galleries due to security concerns. However they were eventually published in some newspapers which led to protests from Muslim organizations in Sweden as well as condemnations from several foreign governments including Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, and Jordan, as well as by the inter-governmental Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), which also called for the Swedish government to take "punitive actions" against Vilks.