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you are diverting attention, telling it apart islamism, bible, holocaust, free speech

Reader comment on item: Why I Stand with Geert Wilders
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Submitted by myth (Germany), Jan 28, 2010 at 09:19

syed mohammad ali, I think you are diverting attention away from what is happening. The fitna movie is not about free speech it is about a connection between orthodox islam and terrorism illustrated by public-record pictures. Even if the bible is was violent that would be another subject because there are no terrorists referring to that.

The holocaust debate again has nothing to do with this for we have no jewish-orthodox terrorists or large groups of neo-nazis or whoever denying the holocaust. However I do take your point that the holocaust denial issue should be part of the freedom-of-speech demand. But it should not be the first, and it cannot be traded for muslim demands.

Again back to the holocaust. You will have great trouble to make a film like fitna that covers nazis, german population that would be as explicit. Judging by speeches and public reaction, even in propaganda events, the muslim world is far more openly antisemitic today. On the other hand, the holocaust stands out as the crime of human history. syed mohammad ali, can you not believe or even imagine that Wilders is a true supporter of free speech ?


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