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Netherlands: Man moved on flight after Muslim woman request
Islam in Europe ^ | May 25 2008 | De Telegraaf

Posted on 05/25/2008 7:28:10 AM PDT by knighthawk

Amsterdam CDA municipal council member Lex van Drooge was recently asked to move to a different seat on a KLM flight from Istanbul to Amsterdam, since the Muslim woman sitting next to him had objections about sitting next to a man.

The council member had been a work-trip to Istanbul together with a group of Amsterdam politicians. He says that at beginning of the trip back he was asked by a stewardess to move elsewhere in the plane. Later it turned out this request was from his original headscarf wearing neighbor.

Van Drooge says that apparently we don't know how to deal with these type of situations, which happily only happen occasionally.

The unusual request by the Muslim woman, who was traveling on her own and who did not say a word to Van Drooge, was not noticed by other passengers. The Amsterdam resident is surprised at how things developed, and has a "slight unpleasant feeling".

He says he naturally called around, and found that Turkish airplane companies haven't heard about different classes for men and women.

A spokesperson for KLM could not confirm the story, and said there is no specific policy regarding such cultural or religious inspired requests. But she says that the crew takes into account special requests of passengers. "If it's possible, than we do that, and if it's not possible, than not."

It's unclear why the woman was not moved to a different place. The KLM spokesperson says that that was also possible.

Source: Telegraaf (Dutch)


TOPICS: Religion
KEYWORDS: culturalsuicide; dhimmitude; islam; klm; nationalsuicide; netherlands
The funny thing is the CDA is the party behind the arrest of cartoonist Nekschot for his anti-islamic stance...
1 posted on 05/25/2008 7:28:11 AM PDT by knighthawk
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To: dennisw; watchin; VOA; timestax; xJones; justshutupandtakeit; TopDog2; ThomasMore; Publius6961; ...
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2 posted on 05/25/2008 7:29:08 AM PDT by knighthawk (We will always remember We will always be proud We will always be prepared so we may always be free)
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To: knighthawk

Poetic justice coming back to bite him (sorry for the mixed metaphors).


3 posted on 05/25/2008 7:32:21 AM PDT by 12Gauge687 (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice)
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To: knighthawk

The guy probably said “hello” to her while he was taking his seat.


4 posted on 05/25/2008 7:35:47 AM PDT by Ken522
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To: knighthawk
Later it turned out this request was from his original headscarf wearing neighbor.

Sounds to me that said 'headscarf' (female) was experienced in western current PC culture. In today's western world, a request from a woman about a male seatmate will move the male based upon availability and lacking any other context. I'm not saying right or wrong, it is just that the corporate rules try to avoid any and all 'bad outcomes'.

5 posted on 05/25/2008 7:43:22 AM PDT by SES1066 (Cycling to conserve, Conservative to save, Saving to Retire, will Retire to Cycle.)
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To: knighthawk

SHE should move to the back of the bus if SHE has problems sitting next to a sub-human kufir infidel man.


6 posted on 05/25/2008 7:45:14 AM PDT by weegee (We cant keep our homes on 72 at all times & just expect that other countries are going to say OK -BO)
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To: knighthawk

Just one more small step backwards toward the dark ages.


7 posted on 05/25/2008 7:47:18 AM PDT by davisfh ( Islam is a serious mental illness)
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To: knighthawk

But what would have happened if the man had a problem sitting next to a muslim woman? Would SHE have been moved to accommodate his sensitive feelings?


8 posted on 05/25/2008 7:50:27 AM PDT by reformed_dem (libs should think of executions as just late, late, late, late term abortions)
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To: knighthawk
So you have a society that moves into your territory, refuses to assimilate and expects you to conform to their values rather than the other way round. Sounds like Mexicans with bomb belts.
9 posted on 05/25/2008 8:05:46 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: knighthawk

How about if a white objects to sitting next to a black?


10 posted on 05/25/2008 8:19:42 AM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: knighthawk

If it were to happen to me and I got a better seat/class out of it I would have no objection. Otherwise I would be inclined to tell them to go pound sand...


11 posted on 05/25/2008 8:55:12 AM PDT by rockrr (Global warming is to science what Islam is to religion)
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To: Travis McGee
How about if a white objects to sitting next to a black?

Now THAT would be all wrong, and no one would disagree!

However you surely have the good taste to realize that this is about a Muslim female vs. a white male and so....>

12 posted on 05/25/2008 9:10:29 AM PDT by xJones
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To: xJones

How is it different?


13 posted on 05/25/2008 9:18:09 AM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: knighthawk
I have a theory that airlines always try, if possible, not to place unrelated men and women together, for fear of sexual harassment issues.

I'd be interested to know if anyone has any inside information about this.

14 posted on 05/25/2008 9:19:21 AM PDT by wideminded
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To: knighthawk
This is good to know. Next time a Muslim man sits next to me on a flight, I will insist that he move to another seat. I refuse to sit next to a male who thinks I am a whore because I allow him to sit next to me! This can work both ways folks!
15 posted on 05/25/2008 9:22:26 AM PDT by Chgogal (When you vote Democrat, you vote Al Qaeda! Ari Emanuel, Rahm's brother was agent to Moore's F9/11.)
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To: Chgogal

Plus the air will be more pleasant!


16 posted on 05/25/2008 9:29:19 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus (( commander of the simian host))
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To: Travis McGee
How is it different?

Well for instance, in the U.S., the ACLU will take the Muslim woman's side and they wouldn't dream of taking yours.

17 posted on 05/25/2008 9:31:16 AM PDT by xJones
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To: knighthawk
Van Drooge says that apparently we don't know how to deal with
these type of situations, which happily only happen occasionally.


One decent way:
"NO, I'm not moving unless I hear a really compelling reason for it.
I purchased this particular seat from your online reservation system
and am loath to surrender it for no good reason."

As I once heard, if you keep bending over backwards to accomodate jerks,
two bad things are bound to happen.
1. You'll be a person with a broken back.
2. And you'll be totally surrounded by jerks.
18 posted on 05/25/2008 9:34:06 AM PDT by VOA
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To: knighthawk
It's unclear why the woman was not moved to a different place.
The KLM spokesperson says that that was also possible.


Not really.
In most business situations, "the squeaky wheel gets the grease"...
especially if their co-congregants have a reputation for sawing
off infidels' heads on the slightest pretext.
19 posted on 05/25/2008 9:36:31 AM PDT by VOA
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To: SES1066

Soon they will be moving all the men out of First Class.


20 posted on 05/25/2008 9:37:16 AM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: xJones

Hmmm.
If the woman was black and the man was white, his a$$ would be moved. If the woman is white and the man is black, SHE would be thrown off the plane for making such a request.


21 posted on 05/25/2008 9:38:47 AM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: xJones

Hmmm.
If the woman was black and the man was white, his a$$ would be moved. If the woman is white and the man is black, SHE would be thrown off the plane for making such a request.


22 posted on 05/25/2008 9:38:48 AM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: Chgogal

Not only does he think you are a whore, but he thinks he would be fully justified in raping you if you allow him to sit next to you and you are not covered head to toe in a black tarp.


23 posted on 05/25/2008 9:40:21 AM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: knighthawk
It's unclear why the woman was not moved to a different place. The KLM spokesperson says that that was also possible.

The first thought that occured to me.
Unhappy with your seat?
Move!

Why should others be inconvenienced by your neuroses?

24 posted on 05/25/2008 10:31:07 AM PDT by Publius6961 (You're Government, it's not your money, and you never have to show a profit.)
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To: knighthawk

ROP INTREP


25 posted on 05/25/2008 11:18:32 AM PDT by LiteKeeper (Beware the secularization of America; the Islamization of Eurabia)
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To: knighthawk
I wouldn't have budged and would have told her, politely, to go pound sand. I'm so tired of the arrogance and demands of these dark age primitives. If I ever have an encounter like this with one of them, I'm not going anywhere. She doesn't like it, let her move.
26 posted on 05/25/2008 12:40:18 PM PDT by Boagenes (I'm your huckleberry, that's just my game.)
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To: knighthawk
Q: What do you say when a Muslim requests that you not sit next to her on an airliner?

A: Thank you! Seriously.

27 posted on 05/25/2008 4:29:47 PM PDT by Sender (Never lose your ignorance; you can never regain it!)
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To: Chgogal

“This is good to know. Next time a Muslim man sits next to me on a flight, I will insist that he move to another seat. I refuse to sit next to a male who thinks I am a whore because I allow him to sit next to me! This can work both ways folks!”

That won’t work for you, because you wouldn’t be a threat. Instead, they will bend over backwards to meet the Muslim’s demand, because they are dhimmis.


28 posted on 05/25/2008 8:11:16 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: knighthawk
Why was this whore travelling alone, without a man? She should be stoned to death for her transgressions!!

(hey, that's a standard Muslim rule, isn't it?)

29 posted on 05/25/2008 8:14:26 PM PDT by airborne (LETS GO PENS!!! LETS GO PENS!!! LETS GO PENS!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!)
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