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2006 dutch minister saying majority could introduce Sharia as law

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Jan 25, 2010 at 11:42

soetoro, there's more facts about the dutch government on sharia:

http://static.rnw.nl/migratie/www.radionetherlands.nl/currentaffairs/ned060913-redirected

containing quote:Dutch Justice Minister Piet Hein Donner believes that if, some time in the future, two-thirds of Dutch citizens believe that Sharia, Islamic law, should be introduced in the Netherlands, then it must be allowed. That, says the minister, is the ultimate consequence of democracy. endquote Naturally Wilders was one of the first to protest. Donner later corrected his speech to say that he was simply stating the legal facts and that sharia would be a threat to democracy itself. This is one example of open discussion in the Netherlands that may mislead people who are not use to the dutch way of freedom-of-speech. Donner's statement shows that even the politcal elite there is feeling that things may not turn out fine. However no one is as explicit as Wilders.

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