Thousands of Sudanese, many armed with
clubs and knives, rallied Friday in a central square and demanded
the execution of a British teacher convicted of insulting Islam for
allowing her students to name a teddy bear "Muhammad."
The protesters streamed out of mosques after Friday sermons, as
pickup trucks with loudspeakers blared messages against Gillian
Gibbons, the teacher who was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in
prison and deportation. She avoided the more serious punishment of