Skip to comments.Geert Wilders Not Welcome in Denmark
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 Peoples 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 governments 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 groups Free Speech Summit, where he explained precisely what Islam is and isnt:
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. Islams 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 Hitlers 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 Allahs 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 Floridas state Rep. Adam Hasner, who co-hosted the event, resign his post as Republican leader in the Sunshine States House of Representatives. CAIR was an unindicted coconspirator in the federal governments successful prosecution of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development for its funding the terror group Hamas.
ON THE INTERNET:
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UN passes resolution calling for criminalization of criticism of Islam
(AP) via JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | 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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A REAL Profile in Courage.
Ironic, the same country that was made famous by those Muhammed cartoons.
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
These aren’t the same Danes that stood up to the Nazis.