It's cultural relativism gone mad, I reckon.
"It looks like a no-brainer. Wikipedia is refusing to remove images of the Prophet Muhammad from its site, despite an online campaign involving tens of thousands of Muslims.
And the owners of the online encyclopedia are right. As they state, 'Wikipedia is not censored for the benefit of any particular group'. Anyone offended by the presence of the images can reset their computers so they don't appear. Unlike the saga of the Danish cartoons, these images, dating from the 14th-16th centuries, were not intended to offend or provoke Muslim sensibilities, or even to raise issues of censorship or religious sensibility.
But Wikipedia's justification of its actions contains some interesting qualifications..."
For the whole damn thing, go here.