Out of the Toga Vinstue on Store Kirkestræde in Copenhagen is a group of four-five heavily armed policemen and keeps guard. Inside at the wine bar facing the police and keep an eye on an arrangement.
They are present, because the Toga has laid the premises for an event in conjunction with the release of Helle Merete Brix and Lars Vilks new book.
Lars Vilks, the Swedish Mohammed-cartoonist, who was present during the attack on Krudttønden in Copenhagen. An attack, which took place exactly four years ago Thursday.
Lars Vilks today must have bodyguards with him all places. Photo: ANTHON UNGER
The new book was officially released Wednesday and is called '30 tales of freedom, fatwas and love'. Here publisher Lars Vilks for the first time some of his drawings, since he was imposed a 'fatwa', which is a death sentence. Both Helle Merete Brix and Lars Vilks was present at the Krudttønden during the attack.
In connection with the police major presence at the event has Extra Leaf tried to get a comment from the Copenhagen Police. However, they have no comments on the matter.
Owner of the Toga Vinstue, Peter Frederiksen, has been told by the PET that he is not allowed to comment on the event to the press.
Will not be deterred by the police, the big weapons, so you can easily get the law to come into the wine bar. You must, however, through a search with scanners to enter. Photo: Olivia Loftlund
the Extra Leaf has been present at the event, where PET agents stood guard. Here sat a larger group of people in a reserved local and listened to a presentation about the new book.
Friday 8. February brought Extra Magazine an interview with Lars Vilks on the new book and about life with a fatwa hanging over his head.