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Geert Wilders Not Welcome in Denmark
The New American ^ | MONDAY, 04 MAY 2009 | R. CORT KIRKWOO

Posted on 05/07/2009 12:54:14 AM PDT by nickcarraway

It appears as if another country is afraid of Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders because of his outspoken views about Islam and his film Fitna, which intersperses excerpts from the Koran with depictions of Islamic violence. Following the lead of Great Britain, Denmark has postponed a conference on free speech to which Wilders was invited by the Danish People’s Party.

The conference was scheduled for February, then delayed until June, the Copenhagen Post reports. “But now, according to information received by Berlingske Tidende newspaper, the conference has been delayed again because of government’s concern over Geert Wilders.” The Danish Foreign Ministry fears Muslims will not attend a climate conference in Denmark if Wilders is permitted to warn about the dangers of Islam at the free-speech conference.

This kind of trouble is nothing new for Wilders. In February, Britain denied entry to the Dutch politicians after Nazir Ahmed, a Muslim member of the House of Lords who was born in Pakistan, decided Wilders must not be allowed to speak. Wilders lives under 24-hour guard thanks to a Muslim death threat, but it was he, the British border agency said, who threatened harmony and public security. After that ignominious episode, the French Association for the Defense of Human Rights announced that it wanted the authorities to prosecute Wilders for “hate speech.” AEDH cited a speech he gave at the Hudson Institute in New York in September, which was part of Wilders’ truth-telling crime spree.

The French may well have to update their indictment. In April, Wilders received a free-speech award from the Florida Security Council at the group’s Free Speech Summit, where he explained precisely what Islam is and isn’t:

The take-over of Europe is part of the global fight of Islam for world domination. Islam is not a religion. It is a political ideology. Islam’s heart lies in the Koran. The Koran is a book that calls for hatred, violence, murder, terrorism, war and submission. The Koran calls upon Muslims to kill non-Muslims. The Koran describes Jews as monkeys and pigs. Churchill compared the Koran to Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf.

The core of the problem with the Koran is twofold. First, the commands in the Koran are not limited by place or time, they apply for all time, to all Muslims. Second, the Koran is Allah’s personal word. That leaves no room for interpretation. Therefore, there is no such thing as a moderate Islam. Of course, there are many moderate Muslims, but there is no moderate Islam. As the Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan once put it, “There is no moderate Islam, Islam is Islam.”

As if to affirm Wilders’ depiction of Islam, the Council on American-Islamic Relations demanded that Florida’s state Rep. Adam Hasner, who co-hosted the event, resign his post as Republican leader in the Sunshine State’s House of Representatives. CAIR was an unindicted coconspirator in the federal government’s successful prosecution of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development for its funding the terror group Hamas.

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: denmark; eurabia; europe; fitna; geertwilders; greatbritain; islam; newamerican; nofreespeech; wilders

1 posted on 05/07/2009 12:54:14 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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UN passes resolution calling for criminalization of criticism of Islam
(AP) via JIHAD ^ | March 26, 2009 | n/a
Posted on March 26, 2009 7:16:47 PM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: “The proposal by Pakistan had drawn strong criticism from free-speech campaigners and liberal democracies.

A simple majority of 23 members of the 47-nation Human Rights Council voted in favor of the resolution. Eleven mostly Western nations opposed it and 13 countries abstained.”

SNIPPET: “The council is dominated by Muslim and African countries. Muslim nations have argued that religions, in particular Islam, must be shielded from criticism in the media and other areas of public life. They cited cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad as an example of unacceptable free speech.

“Islam is frequently and wrongly associated with human rights violations and terrorism,” the resolution said.”

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2 posted on 05/07/2009 1:02:19 AM PDT by Cindy
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A REAL Profile in Courage.

3 posted on 05/07/2009 2:15:40 AM PDT by happygrl (Hope and Change or Rope and Chains?)
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To: nickcarraway

Ironic, the same country that was made famous by those Muhammed cartoons.

4 posted on 05/07/2009 3:35:35 AM PDT by Biggirl (Muffin, THANKS for 10 Years Of Friendship=^..^=)
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It really is rather ironic isn't it? These European countries have made their beds and their societies are infested with a boat load of muzzies who have not one iota of desire to assimilate into their cultures (insert mexican for muzzie and it sure does sound familiar). The problem they now have is that there are so many of them that they have become a domestic security problem whose “sensibilities should not be disturbed”. These governments created their own domestic problems by accepting these muzzies to the point that they refuse to grant others free speech in fear of domestic disruption. I fear we may be headed down the same path.
5 posted on 05/07/2009 4:05:13 AM PDT by RU88
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“Islam is frequently and wrongly associated with human rights violations and terrorism,” the resolution said.”

If the Danes had backbone, the resolution would’ve read:

“Islam = human rights violations and terrorism”

6 posted on 05/07/2009 4:40:33 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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These aren’t the same Danes that stood up to the Nazis.

7 posted on 05/07/2009 4:41:42 AM PDT by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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