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Reader comment on item: Will Geert Wilders Show His Film on the Koran[, Fitna]?

Submitted by Eva (Netherlands), Jan 5, 2008 at 16:53

Hello, I am a media watcher from the Netherlands. All I can say is that the 'importance' of Geert Wilders in the international media is extremely exaggerated and an almost entirely one sided affair. Comparing him with for instance an intellectual like Salman Rushdie is simply ridiculous.

The problem in this is that Wilders, who runs a political party (PVV) with only one member, namely himself, has never accomplished anything except for polarising our society. Also a proven fact is that he founded his party with help from the Dutch extreme right (neo-nazi's). Here we have a man who is in favor of administrative detentention, wants to prohibit half of the quran, demands for muslims to be deported, and a prohibition for muslims entering the country, ánd wants to abolish the European Human Rights agreement. Yet he calls his party Party for Freedom. Facts you will not read in the international press.

And most of all not about what he is doing for our country in parliament. Though there is a logic in this, since he still hasn't achieved anything yet. And now this "film". Whoever dares to call a 10 minute amateur video on Youtube a "film" must be somewhat on the megalomanic side, don't you agree?


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