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Islam film Dutch MP to be charged

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Is this a sign of the times?

As the film was released he and the film received a lot of publicity. Is this part of the blowback of the Israeli war? Holland has been a firm supporter of the ‘war on terror’. Will that continue?

The backlash against what Israel did in Gaza is quite extraordinary, and looks set to gather momentum.

Wonder if Israel is shell shocked by it?

Geert Wilders lives under police protection because of death threats
A Dutch court has ordered prosecutors to put a right-wing politician on trial for making anti-Islamic statements.

Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders made a controversial film last year equating Islam with violence and has likened the Koran to Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf.

“In a democratic system, hate speech is considered so serious that it is in the general interest to… draw a clear line,” the court in Amsterdam said.

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Written by morris

January 21, 2009 at 11:01 pm

Posted in islam, news

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