This week’s Wilders Round-up

31 03 2009

The links:

Atlas Shrugs – France human rights org to prosecute Wilders:

BREAKING: In today’s Dutch press: a French Human Rights organisation is taking Geert Wilders to court in France. One year IN jail according to French law. What insanity and pathos. Why cave to Islamic supremacism? Why do Islam’s bidding? Hasn’t Europe the will to fight for its western values, freedom, art, music?………..

The Lone Voice – Geert Wilders attending International Conference on Extremism.

Snaphanen – Wilders Watch ( scroll down )

( Related news ) The Montreal Gazette – Banned Brit hurls insults at Canada’s immigration minister

Dearborn Underground – Detroit’s Iron Curtain

Islam in Europe – France: Human rights organization sues Wilders

The Edmonton Journal – Canada should let British MP speak

Follow Me Here… – No Speech, Please…We’re British

The Flaming Blog – Prime Minister Geert Wilders?

 Europe News – France: Human rights organization sues Wilders :

A French human rights organization is summoning Geert Wilders to court.  The head of the PVV party is accused of inciting to hatred of Muslims.Wilders’ speech in New York last September.  “Paris is now surrounded by a ring of Muslim neighborhoods,” he said then.  “Many neighbourhoods in France are no-go areas for women without head scarves.”

“Wilders made statements about French Muslims, about Muslims in Paris and Marseilles, which incite to racial hatred,” says lawyer Yassine Bouzrou.  He lodged the complaint on behalf of the organization, which is being studied by the public prosecution.  If Wilders is found guilty, he can be sentenced for one year in prison.

Wilders was not aware of the complaint yesterday evening.  “I hear this for the the first time,” he said.  “The wold is becoming small with trials and procedures everywhere: from the Netherlands, Jordan and England to France. Dreadful.  But I’ll naturally fight back judicially.  They won’t prevail over me.”
 
Last week the PVV head signed an official appeal against the UK’s refusal to let him into the country.

The French complaint is based on

He called the riots in the suburbs in 2005 a “Muslim intifada”.  Bouzrou came to the conclusion that the expressions are criminal.  “Wilders says in that speech also that one in three French Muslims supports suicide attacks.  With that he suggests that one in three French Muslims is a potential terrorist.  Where he does he get all of this?  How did he get ot it?  Wilders makes serious accusations which are based on nothing.”

Bouzrou made the complaint for the French human rights organization ADDH.  They work together with the Collective against Islamophobia in the fight against Muslim hatred.

“A politician may express his idea.  But Wilders makes dangerous statements about something of which he has no understanding.  These are not political ideas, but insults and prejudices,” says the lawyer.  “We already had in France attacks on mosques and against Muslim cemeteries.  The statements by Wilders instigate further extremism against Muslims.”

Douglas Bell – Gilding Galloway’s lilly

Militant Islam Monitor – Translation of Geert WIlders Volkskrant piece which is causing uproar in Holland

Do not stray from your tour group – Fitna

Global Politician – A Salute to Champions of Liberty

The Brussels Journal – The Politics of Demonization

The Globe and Mail – Tories not behind move to bar anti-war British MP, Kenney says

Stand Firm – Geert Wilders appeals against UK ban

ConservativeHome’s ToryDiary – An open reply to Daniel Finkelstein

Christian Nanna – Bulletin of Cultural Annihilation March 20, 2009

DutchNews.nl – Danish liberal party to block Wilders invite:

Denmark’s Liberal Alliance party wants to block an invitation to Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders to attend a conference on the freedom of speech, Danish newspaper Politiken reports on Wednesday.

‘We don’t want to make this conference a freak show, to which we simply call in those who can create the most trouble on the streets,’ the paper quotes party chairman Anders Samuelsen as saying.

Israpundit – French Human Rights organization sues Wilders over New York Speech

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Political row in Denmark over Geert Wilders

News24.com – Politician sued for ‘racism’

The Bi-College College News Online – The Real Story on Geert Wilders

The Canadian Sentinel – Left/MSM Love Galloway, Ignore Wilders, Netanyahu

The Lone Voice –  Yet another tedious threat announcement from bovine faced expense fiddler Jacqui Smith

Politiken.dk – Wilders invite causes MP trouble

Daily Dispatch Online – Wilders sued

Rob Breakenridge – Galloway & Hypocrisy

NRC Handelsblad – Wilders invite causes trouble in Denmark

The Brussels Journal – French “Human Rights Advocates” Summon Wilders to Court

Silver Scorpio – ROUNDUP: Dutch announce 6-billion-euro economic stimulus plan

EuropeNews – Video: Flemming Rose Interviews Naser Khader

Truth vs. The Machine – Stealth Jihad

Top Niche Words – POLITICS: Dutch Foe of Islam Ignores US Allies’ Far Right Ties

FrontPage Mag – The Speech I Never Gave

Rob Breakenridge – Galloway Denied

Drink-Soaked Trotskyite Popinjays For War –  Christopher Hitchens Is Wrong

The International Free Press Society – Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party rises to record 32 seats – Interview on Danish TV with Naser Khader

Weasel Zippers – Netherlands: Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party Continues to Soar in Polls…..

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party rises to 32 seats Opposition slams cabinet’s crisis measures

Canada.com – Banned Brit hurls insults at Canada’s immigration minister

PressTV – 200 ‘potential terrorist’ kids in UK

Ziofascism – Anti-Racists are Discovering the Ziofascists

The Daily Herald – Wrap Antilles, tie with bow and give it to Chavez, says Wilders

The Bible and Society – UK jihadist protesters say they will target soldiers returning from Iraq again

Occidental Soapbox – Interview with brave Danish politician

! = – Walk^w tiptoe the plank

The Astute Bloggers – HIZBALLAH MP WELCOMED IN BRITAIN

New American – No Free Speech Allowed for Geert Wilders

My Two Cents Worth – Islam’s latest target

It Hit Home – Geert Wilders In A Nutshell

The Plank – Israel Critics Take Center Stage

Ironic Surrealism 3.0 – Political Opposites: Geert Wilders Fighting for Free Speech vs. George Galloway Mouthpiece of Terrorists

Death and Taxes – HIZBALLAH MP WELCOMED IN BRITAIN

Exposing Liberal Lies – Another Lawsuit Against Geert Wilders

Dutch News – Opposition furious at economic plan

The Chronicle Herald – Banned British MP deserves right to speak

Bad News From The Netherlands – French Human Rights Organization Wants to Bring Wilders to Trial

Atlas Shrugs – another politician charged for insulting Islam

Expatica.com – Dutch news in brief, Friday 27 March 2009

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Police raid home of WikiLeaks.de owner

26 03 2009

I wish I could say this was a surprise!

Here is the press release (in full):

‘March 24, 2009

EDITORIAL (Wikileaks)

Excerpt raid documentation

Excerpt raid documentation

Shortly after 9pm on Tuesday the 24th of March 2009, seven police officers in Dresden and four in Jena searched the homes of Theodor Reppe, who holds the domain registration for “wikileaks.de”, the German name for wikileaks.org. According to police documentation, the reason for the search was “distribution of pornographic material” and “discovery of evidence”. Police claim the raid was initiated due to Mr. Reppe’s position as the Wikileaks.de domain owner.

Police did not want to give any further information to Mr. Reppe and no contact was made with Wikileaks before or after the search. It is therefore not totally clear why the search was made, however Wikileaks, in its role as a defender of press freedoms, has published censorship lists for Australia, Thailand, Denmark and other countries. Included on the lists are references to sites containing pornography and no other material has been released by Wikileaks relating to the subject.

Some details of the search raise questions:

  • Wikileaks was not contacted before the search, despite Wikileaks having at least two journalists which are recognized members of the German Press Association (Deutscher Presse Verband).
  • The time of at least 11 police detectives was wasted conducting a futile raid on the private home of volunteer assistant to a media organization.
  • Police asked for the passwords to the “wikileaks.de” domain and for the entire domain to be disabled.
  • Mr Reppe was not informed of his rights; police documentation clearly shows that box to be left unchecked.
  • Contrary to what is stated in the police protocol, Mr. Reppe did not agree to “not having a witness” present.

Ultimately, Mr Reppe refused to sign the police documentation due to its inaccuracies.

The raid appears to be related to a recent German social hysteria around child pornography and the controversial battle for a national censorship system by the German family minister Ursula von der Leyen. It comes just a few weeks after a member of parliament, SPD minister Joerg Tauss had his office and private house searched by police. German bloggers discussing the subject were similarly raided.

Mr. Reppe sponsors the Wikileaks German domain registration and mirrors a collection of Wikileaks US Congressional Research Service reports but is not otherwise operationally involved. Mr Reppe is also maintainer of one of the most popular German Tor-proxy servers (morphium.info) but only the connection to Wikileaks was mentioned during the raid.

Wikileaks.de and other Wikileaks domains were unaffected by the raid.

Wikileaks is a non-profit project, sponsored by transparency groups and investigative journalists world wide. To support our defense of this and other cases, see http://wikileaks.org/wiki/Wikileaks

Is this what it has come to?  Are reputable journalistic organizations no longer allowed to report on the facts of censorship, without the fear of having their peoples’ homes searched?  Are police going to be allowed to take ’shortcuts’ from proper procedures?

It is no co-incidence that the police raid was not carried out against any of the journalists, or that the WikiLeaks office was not notified:  no, picking on the techie volunteer and raiding his home is a deliberate attempt to intimidate!  It is meant to send a clear and unequivocal message:  if you stand up for your rights, we will get you!

Please, make no mistake:  the goal of the state here is NOT to ‘protect children from abuse’ or ‘protect children from pornography’ (as if THAT second one were the state’s role, when it is clearly 100% the parents’ role)!  No, this is a pretext.  The goal is transparently simple:  assert power, normalize the concept that the government has the power to monitor and censor all your communication, until nothing you say, type, read, see or hear will not go unrecorded, un-stored and, if you dare oppose the government, un-used to destroy you completely and totally!

How do I know this?

It is simple reasoning:

How can you make child pornography?  By recording the act of sexually abusing a child, right?

So, if you prevent children from being sexually abused, you will prevent child pornography, on the internet, or anywhere else.  Still correct?

Therefore, if a government is serious about stopping child pornography on the internet, one would expect such a government to strengthen its laws against pedophilia, would one not?

But, the German government, so eager to protect children from child pornography has already stated that it plans to legalize pedophilia!

Hard to believe, but true!  That a government so eager to throw its weight about, pushing around techie volunteers for reputable journalistic organizations – all in the name of protecting children from child abuse – is actually going to enshrine into law that ‘pedophilia’ is a ‘protected grounds’ against which one may not be discriminated against!

Only the constitutional challenge by a lone German MP has prevented Germany from ratifying the Lisbon Treaty, and the German President had, in October 2008, stated his intention to sign the Lisbon Treaty into law by May 2009…

What is the significance of the Lisbon Treaty?  It is the new set of laws which all EU states must submit to, one which clearly and unequivocally includes ‘pedophilia’ as a ‘protected grounds’ on which one is not allowed to be discriminated against!  If you think I am exaggerating, please, listen to someone who is better at expressing this than I am:

So, the next time an EU politician excuses abuse of power in the name of ‘protecting children from sexual abuse’ – you know they are lying!  If they were truly concerned about the kids, they would stop the practice, NOT LEGALIZE IT!!!

Don’t let their pretense at righteousness fool you:  they are after raw power and are doing nothing less than normalizing these abhorrent practices into accepted means of exerting control over their populace!

Hat tip:  Somebody Think of the Children !

P.S.  My own link to the ‘Danish banned list’ stopped working within 24 hours of when I posted it.

Cross-posted from Xanthippa’s Chamberpot





This week’s Wilders Round-Up

23 03 2009

ACT Northern Virginia – Anti-jihadist Dutch MP Geert Wilders received 285 death threats in 2008

Rebel Radius – Geert Wilders

DaLian BinCheng –  ricky bobby clips: Criminalizing Speech in the Netherlands

Daily Religious – Geert Wilders and Totalitarian Islam – FrontPage magazine.com

Tony Blair – Geert Wilders’ case may NEVER come to Court – Thanks to his Ban from Britain

Exposing Liberal Lies – Death Threats Against Geert Wilders

Persecuted-church – Intimidating Critics of Islam:”Politicians and citizens who raise questions about the religion are targeted”

DutchNews.nl – Wilders: I want to be prime minister

Gather – A look at Radical Islam from a former insider! – and Anti-Muslim Film Sparks Worldwide Condemnation

The NewsBot Times – Wilders’ supporters – what do they want?

NIS News Bulletin – Verdonk optimistic despite disastrous polls

EuropeNews – Wilders Watch

Digital Journal – Oil-rich Nigeria will become Islamic soon, warn Dutch MPs

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Wilders’ supporters – what do they want?:

“I want to become prime minister.” That’s what Geert Wilders said after a private meeting with 200 followers in his home town of Venlo on Monday. “One day my party will be the biggest, and then it will be an honour to accept the prime-ministership.”

According to a recent poll, Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party (PVV) is the most popular party in the Netherlands. But exactly who supports this party is unclear. Two Volkskrant journalists tried to find out.

Diana West – Wilders Watch 

Between Worlds – Criminalizing Speech in the Netherlands

Global Politician – A Salute to Champions of Liberty

Vermont Cynic – Is exclusive language the same as free speech?

EuropeNews – Wilders: I want to be prime minister – and An Anti-Islamization Movie by Pro-Köln

The Washington Post –  Islam Must Engage Critics

Avid Editor’s Insights – Two Squeaky Wheels: The Schijveschuurder Brothers

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Whatever happened to Rita Verdonk? – and Hassnae Bouazza

FrontPage Mag – Londonistan rising

NIS News – supreme court: insulting Islam is not insulting Muslims

DutchNews.nl – Court to use ‘group insult’ for Wilders case

The International Free Press Society – Wilders: “I want to be Prime Minister” – German group Pro-Köln to release anti-Islamization film in April – and Is freedom subjective? This post verbatim from Gates of Vienna.

The Jewish World Review  – fighting bias with fascism: the speech I never gave

Gates of Vienna – An Anti-Islamization Movie by Pro-Köln – and Is Freedom Subjective?

Tony Blair – Islam Controls The House of Lords (NO QUESTION)

NIS News – VVD icon proposes merger with D66 and Wilders:

THE HAGUE, 21/03/09 – Former conservative party (VVD) leader Hans Wiegel is proposing a broad liberal people’s party. Such a party could involve VVD working together with both the Party for Freedom (PVV) and centre-left D66, he said in TV programme Pauw&Witteman.

Wiegel believes there should be a strong block to the right of the Christian democrats (CDA). He said he was thinking of a merger of VVD, PVV, Proud of the Netherlands (Rita Verdonk) and D66. “Such a party is necessary if you want to be influential as a non-leftist party”, stated the VVD honorary member.

The Lone Voice – New Labour paying moslems to vote their way.

Conservative Beach Girl – Larwyn’s list: Obama set to disarm US military

Arab racism Islamo fascism – The Honorable Geert Wilders Will Address NER Symposium

Schmoozing with Elya and Ellie Katz – Geert Wilders

Conservative Beach Girl – Geert Wilders to British Parliament if Britain had free speech

The Reality Show – The Honorable Geert Wilders Will Address NER Symposium

Gates of Vienna – Tip: Buy Stock in Dannebrog Manufacturers :

Even in these troubled economic times, the savvy investor will want to get in on the ground floor with the Danish flagmaking industry, because there’s about to be a run on its product.

Butane lighters are safe bet, too.

You see, the decision has been made at last: Geert Wilders has been invited the International Conference on Extremism in Copenhagen, at the behest of the Danish Muslim politician Naser Khader.

 

Red Tory – Tories Ban “Infandous” Galloway

ITN – Banned Dutch MP launches appeal

The American Free Press – Far-right Dutch MP to appeal British ban

The Globe and Mail – Needless publicity

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Wilders appeals against UK ban :

Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders has launched an official appeal against the British government’s decision to ban him from entering the United Kingdom. Last month, Britain’s Home Office refused the MP entry on the grounds that his opinions about Islam made him a threat to public security.

BBC News – Dutch MP appeals against UK ban

The Telegraph – Anti-Muslim politician challenges right to enter UK

Ceske Noviny – Czech portal on Islam danger invites Fitna´s author to CzechRep

The Wall Street Journal – Islam Should Prove It’s a Religion of Peace

The Winnipeg Free Press – Banned British MP targets Harper government

The International Free Press Society – A Salute to Champions of Liberty

The Index on Censorship – Wilders challenges UK ban

Euro News 24 – Far-right Dutch MP to appeal British ban

Exposing Liberal Lies – More from Lt. Col. Adam West

Javno – Geert Wilders Files Complaint for UK Entry Ban

Islamophobes United – George Galloway is despicable, but he shouldn’t be prevented from speaking in Canada

Shiraz Socialist – Let Galloway Into Canada!

A New Dark Age is Dawning – Wilders’ Supporters – What Do They Want?





This week’s Wilders Round-up

13 03 2009

the links:

Townhall.com – Islam and the Death of Western Civilization

International Religious Freedom Blog – Geert Wilders Interview: Islam and Free Speech

Guy White: Making Sense On Race – Geert’s Party Takes the Lead in Netherlands

Digital Toast – Shame on the Netherlands – Hate-filled unelected Muslim peer Lord Ahmed jailed for just 12 weeks for killing father of 2 – and Britain capitulates to terror – Geert Wilders banned and held at Heathrow:

Update: Following loads of pressure from the media and bloggers such as myself, Shami Chakrabarti from Liberty finally spoke out, but only because she’d come on to talk about something else. Anywhere, here’s the short interview:

Update 2: I’ve yet to hear from my MP, but a couple of you have forwarded me your replies from your MP – KEEP THEM COMING!

First, here’s Labour’s MEPs strongly supporting the ban

Thank you for your email regarding the recent Home Office decision to deport Geert Wilders from the UK. Your comments on this matter have been noted. However, while we firmly believe in the right of free speech and free movement, we believe that coming to the country specifically to cause offence and stir up racial hatred is not compatible with the laws of this country. Geert Wilders was banned from entering the UK under EU laws enabling member states to exclude someone whose presence would be a threat to national security, public order or the safety of its citizens. We therefore support the Home Office decision.

We hope that this clarifies our position.

Best wishes

Glenys Kinnock MEP & Eluned Morgan MEP

And now here’s the Conservative Local MP, Rob Wilson with a rather wishy-washy answer, but coming out in favour of free speech (sort of!)

Thank you for your recent correspondence about the Government’s decision not to allow the Dutch politician, Geert Wilders, entry into Britain.

As I understand it, Mr Wilders faces trial in the Netherlands for inciting hatred and because of this, the Home Office has taken the decision that his presence in this country could threaten public security. Conservatives have been consistent in calling on the Government to tackle extremists. If Geert Wilders has expressed views that represent a threat to public security, I support the decision not to allow him into this country. But I am concerned that people like Ibrahim Moussawi, a spokesman for the terrorist organisation, Hizbullah, have not been banned in the past, and that the likes of the Islamist militant, Abu Qatada, have been permitted to remain in Britain. The Government must apply the criteria governing entry into this country consistently.

 I strongly believe that free speech is a fundamental basis of our society. Britain learned long ago that more freedom of speech leads to more vigorous debate, which leads to more tolerance. However, as I hope you understand, the right to free speech has to balanced with the right to public security. The Government’s failure to be consistent on this matter has simply served to undermine its credibility in this specific case.

ROB WILSON MP

Member of Parliament for Reading East

But Wilders hasn’t been convicted of anything! I didn’t know a man was now guilty of thought-crime until proven innocent.

Capitulating to bullying and threats might be on our dhimmi UK government’s agenda, but not mine. 

Isn’t the person who brought this about, Lord Ahmed, not the same Lord Ahmed awaiting trial for killing another motorist while texting and driving?

Read the rest

Why Mommy is a Republican – Site Review: Defend Geert Wilders ( yeah ok, this is just kind of self-flattery ) – Geert Wilders — Man of Courage or Man of Hate? – Geert Wilders Interview — Islam and Freedom of Speech – and “Islamophobia” or Protected Speech?

EuropeNews – Campaigners will seek arrest of Islamic radical –  Putting Words in His Mouth – Islam needs to prove it is a religion of peace – Video: Geert Wilders in Boston area

The Detroit News – Readers debate form of U.S.-Muslim outreach

The Wall Street Journal – Islam Needs to Prove It’s a Religion of Peace

U.S. News – Britain’s Double Standard on Islamist Extremist is National Suicide

American Thinker – After banning Wilders, Brits welcome Hezb’allah official

DutchNews.nl – MPs can say and wear what they like

The International Free Press Society – Islam and freedom of speech

Samuel At Gilgal – Geert Wilders Says “Stop Muslim Immigration” On O’Reilly Show

Crossroads mag – Lower House to continue to allow hippie clothes and ‘Wilders-style’

Andrew Bostom – Freedom of Speech: Wilders, Orwell, and the “Koran Ban”

Covenant Zone – Dutch diviners go Delphic?

Right Side News – Islam in America, Part Four: Lawfare

Islamization Watch – Michael Graham, WTKK [Radio Talk Show] Boston, MA: Geert Wilders

The Freethinker – Provoking Muslims is OK – so long as it not Geert Wilders who’s doing it

Saber Point – Dutch Supreme Court Decision Bodes Well For Geert Wilders:

 

Dutch Freedom Blog has just translated a court decision in the Hague that is relevant to the Geert Wilders case. The Court has cleared a man who publically criticized Islam. Dutch Freedom writes:

In November 2004 [the defendant] had placed a poster before his window with the text: “Stop the Tumour that is Islam”. [I don`t think Wilders ever went that far]. Earlier the same man had been convicted by the District Court and the Court of Appeals in Den Bosch. According to the highest court in the land, there is not sufficient ground for a conviction if someone solely engages in defamation of a religion as such. Whether or not the adherents of a religion feel insulted is irrelevant.

The Lone Voice – Royal Anglian Parade through Luton, 10/03/09, Muzzie scum protesters get hauled off

Oy Va Goy! – The Wilders/Moussawi hypocrisy

VDare.com – “Regardless Of Their Doom/ The Little Victims Play”: CPAC, Frum, Limbaugh…And America?

Atlas Shrugs – Islam’s immoderate totalitarian truths – Achmed’s out of jail Briticide –  Dutch ruling: you may insult Islam – and Wilders, Islam and the immoderate moderates

NIS News Bulletin – cabinet ignores motion to protest Wilders ban in EU:

THE HAGUE, 12/03/09 – The cabinet has ignored a motion in which the Lower House almost unanimously called upon it to complain in the European Union about the United Kingdom’s refusal to admit MP Geert Wilders. At the same time, however, the House is accepting that its motion is disregarded.

A month ago, Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders could not enter the UK because the British government decided that his criticisms of Islam made him a threat to public safety. The Dutch government expressed its objections, though modestly, calling Wilders’ refusal “very regrettable” rather than unacceptable. It but did not resort to serious diplomatic steps, such as summoning the British ambassador, either.

NelCast – the ‘special duties and responsibilities’ of freedom

Angry White Dude – MUSLIMS HECKLE BRITISH SOLDIERS DURING HOMECOMING

International Free Press Society – Netherlands cabinet ignores motion to protest Geert Wilders ban in EU – UK: Wilders out, Hezbollah spokesman in – and Dutchman cleared of same ‘group insult’ charge that will be used to prosecute Wilders

EuropeNews – Wilders, Islam and the Immoderate Moderates – Islam in America, Part Four: Lawfare

Winds of Jihad – UK: Blackmailing Muslim Lord Ahmed Out of Jail After 16 Days!

The Tyee – Return of the Far Right

Exposing Liberal Lies – UK Bans Wilders, Welcomes Jihadist

Andrew Bostom – Geert Wilders and Totalitarian Islam

The International Free Press Society – Geert Wilders and Totalitarian Islam

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Out of left field…

The Journal – What Price Freedom?

EuropeNews – Geert Wilders and Totalitarian Islam – Wilders most threatened politician – and The Beast is Loose

Israel National News – UK to Host Hizbullah Spokesman

Al-Jazeerah: Cross-Cultural Understanding – US Zionist Islamophobe Losers Find New False Prophet in Feert Wilders

The National – Anti-Arab senator’s odd political tactics

NIS News Bulletin – Wilders threatened nearly 300 times in 2008

The Times Online – MP says Muslim protesters have ‘brought disgrace’ to Luton

PrairiePundit – UK going soft on internal enemies

The Boston Globe – Free speech aside, paper wrong to grant forum to bigotry

DutchNews.nl – Wilders most threatened politician:

Anti-immigration MP Geert Wilders has received more threats than any other politician and last year reported 292 threatening messages to the team which deals with threats to politicians.

This is around 75% of all the cases reported to the team (TBP) in 2008. Of the total 424 reported threats, 304 were passed on to the public prosecution office. Most of the thr4eeats were made by email or placed on websites.

EmbraceUnity – The Value of Multi-Culturalism

The Amboy Times – I want to see the flag of Allah flying over Downing St

BBC News – Lebanon journalist UK entry veto

Press TV – Islamophobist Wilders next Dutch PM?

Jewish and Israel News – Britain bans Hezbollah man

The Brussels Journal – As Islamists Protest, Hezbollah Spokesman Barred from UK

The Jawa Report – Actual good news: Moussawi not coming to Britain after all

Digital Journal – Anti-jihadist Dutch MP received 285 death threats in 2008

Atlas Shrugs – Britain bars Hezbo leader – and Islamic terror attack foiled

Gates of Vienna – The Beast is Loose – and The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Feert Himself

Tundra Tabloids – Satan Freed After Only Serving 16 Days For Vehicular Manslaughter…….Andrew Bostom: Moderate Totalitarianism is no Solution……. – and UK: British Thin-Tank Wants Hezbollah Journalist Arrested…….

The International Free Press Society – Geert Wilders and Totalitarian Islam

Jihad Watch – Netherlands Supreme Court: Insulting Islam is not insulting Muslims – and Hizballah hate fanatic barred from Britain after all

Barely a Blog – CPAC: The Collapse Of The Conservative Movement





Consistent inconsistency.

9 03 2009

Via Jihad Watch: Muslim attorney in the Netherlands refuses to rise when judge enters:

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He won’t stand for Dutch law

Mohammed Enaït refuses to rise for Dutch judges — a clear indication that he does not respect them, or the system of law they represent. He respects only the law he considers to be divine law, the Sharia, and is no doubt working to bring about its triumph.

“Muslim attorney refuses to rise for judges,” a translation of this Dutch article, with bracketed comments in bold from the Dutch Freedom Blog, March 3:

THE HAGUE – Mohammed Enaït, the ’sitting attorney’ still refuses to rise for the court when it comes in session. He will continue to do so even if he were to be reprimanded by the Council of Discipline. He is prepared to continue litigating up to the European Court of Human Rights. [oooooh……] This, at least, is what the lawyer from Rotterdam told the Council of Discipline, the Dutch Order of Advocates’ internal court. It is common practice to rise for the court when the judges enter the Chamber as a sign of respect [respect for the rule of law in the Kingdom of the Netherlands actually] . Because Enaït refuses to do so [why? Doesn`t he respect the rule of law?] , the dean of the Order of Advocates started disciplinary proceedings against him six months ago. [good!]

Enait is an orthodox muslim [No, really?] and says he does not rise for a judge for religious reasons. [showing disrespect for the rule of law … for religious reasons!]. According to the novice lawyer [he’s actually a trainee attorney. My question is who the heck offers a pupillage to a wingnut of this stature?] the complaint was lodged solely because of religious reasons and white colleagues are never approached about similar complaints. [ehr… are there any examples of ‘white’ attorneys – or black ones for that matter that refuse to rise for the court? No? I didn`t think so.]

The dean, W.H. Claassen, emphasized that this case is about general rules of behaviour ina court of law and that this case is not about human rights issues, religion or freedom of expression. [if you want freedom of expression, try a less offensive way] The Council of Discipline will rule on this matter May 4 next. [I can`t wait]

Disclaimer: this is a commented newspaper article originally published in Dutch. The translation is mine unless otherwise noted. This translation is posted solely for the purposes of public debate and public information. This blog is and will remain strictly non-profit and I make no claim to the copyright of either the original text or any graphic material included herein – posting commented translations for non-commercial purposes of public debate constitutes fair use under US copyright law. This blog is hosted in the United States of America and is therefore constitutionally protected speech as defined under the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

It’s nice to see religion’s respect for the secular world. This is the same court which is prosecuting Geert Wilders on behalf of people just like this fellow? People with little to no respect for Dutch law? They’re the ones which the law is accommodating to the expense of the freedom of a politician – a man who holds great respect for Holland’s tradition of law?

At least they’re consistent in their inconsistency.

Oh hey, while you’re reading, check out Filip Dewinter. He’s written an anti-Islamic book. Wonder if he’ll be the next Geert Wilders? Or perhaps even the next Theo Van Gogh or Pim Fortyn, in which case we’ll just have to wait for the report of his death at the hands of radicals in the streets of some major Western city.





This week’s Wilders Round-up

9 03 2009

That’s right. I’m making this a weekly thing. Settling in for the long haul, folks.

Time for links:

the “silent” majority no more – An intimate evening with Geert Wilders in Manhattan (2-24-09) Video and pics:

Tuesday evening, February 24, The Silent Majority (TSM) was  honored to attended a small, private gathering in Manhattan at which Geert Wilders screened ‘Fitna’.

This inspiring and intimate evening with Geert Wilders was hosted by the chapter head of the newly formed Manhattan branch of ACTforamerica.org. The Silent Majority was invited along with many others amongst whom were members of The United American Committee, Stop The Madrassa and Gathering of Eagles.

Atlas Shrugs – an evening with Geert Wilders – CNN: recipient of the yellow rag award – #1 with bullet squandering CPAC – observations from readers CPAC update standing room onlyCPAC 2009Britain bans Wilders but welcomes Islamic extremist – and Bolton and Wilders

Geert Wilders and Fitna at CPAC:

The Blog of Record – By Banning Geert Wilders, British Government Showed Itself to Be More Anti-Moslem Than He

Fox News – Unwelcome Mat

The Huffington Post – Kyl vs. Obama and Clinton, et al.

BBC News – Profile: Lord Nazir Ahmed

KIIITV News – Religion Roundup

JTA News – Sponsoring Geert

The enemies of reason – …and this is why Geert Wilders should have been allowed in

The Jewish World Review  – a flying Dutchman in pursuit of speech

Why Mommy is a Republican – Geert Wilders — Man of Courage or Man of Hate?

Renew America – A conservative hero visits the U.S. — what we can learn from Geert Wilders

CNN – Anti-Islam film’s director goes to Washington

Atlas Shrugs – CPAC: Wilders on fire:

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The ballroom was electrified.

We turned a corner Friday night. Something really big happened. Something historic. In the face of a complacent, lethargic Conservative leadership, we seized the moment. The individual took up the mantle for the freedoms we hold so dear. It was the first blog event of this kind and its astounding success tells us a good deal about our mobilizing forces in the future.

The evening with Geert Wilders exceeded even our wildest expectations. Having not done anything like this before did not stop me from seeing that the over 8,000 attendees (according to my cabbie) were clueless about what the critical, most damaging issues of the day are — freedom of speech, Islamic supremacism, the war — none of which were being addressed at CPAC.

I was unaware when I was planning the Wilders event that there would be such a dearth of real issues discussed at CPAC — so the evening with Geert Wilders was kismet. Wilders would be at, not of, CPAC. And was he ever! Much thanks to Dr. Andrew Bostom, Robert Spencer and David Horowitz for helping me finance the event.

The event called for 6:00. At 5: 30 they started lining up. And up and up. I ran upstairs to grab some poster board I snagged from a sad, corporate event (I figured I could write on the back, make signs pointing to where we were — the room was very hard to find), and I when I emerged from the elevator the joint was jumpin’! The line was stretched as far as the eye could see. We were out the promenade, through the lobby, out the door.

I had no idea if I would have 50 or 200 patriots — this was just a blog event. Just a blog event indeed. I hardly expected the line (six feet deep) to grow and grow and snake out through the promenade — down  and through the main lobby. If you are familiar with the Omni Shoreham, you know what I am talking about.

The Scotsman – Dutch film shown in US Congress

EuropeNews – “Dutchman Flies Islamization Into World Spotlight”  – and Islamic extremist exposed by Sunday Mercury set to visit UK

The American Spectator – Shut Up, He Instructed

Poetency and Apoetasy – POETRY APPLAUDS THE USA FOR NOT SUPPRESSING GEERT WILDERS

The Minnesota Independent – Ellison questions Capitol screening of anti-Islamic film

Eboo Patel – Geert Wilders on Capitol Hill

North Country Gazette – Global Assault On Free Speech

Human Events – Holland’s Geert Wilders Fights For Free Speech

Milk and Cookies – Geert Wilders on The O’Reilly Factor

Narcississtic Views on News/Politics – Geert Wilders shows Fitna in Congress, Keith Ellison unhappy about it.

Europe News – An Evening with Geert Wilders – Geert Wilders on CNN – Why Freedom of Speech?

Diana West in the Jewish World Review – Dutchman flies Islamization into spotlight

Fiery Spirited Zionist – Geert Wilders in America

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Fitna goes Stateside

CNS News – Free Speech Advocates Launch Campaign for ‘International First Amendment’

Gay and Right – Geert Wilders speech in Washington…

American Thinker – I Will Defend to the Death Their Right to Silence You

The Indianapolis Star – Kicked out for speaking up

LGF 2.0 – Geert Wilders Thread

Lockandload – Geert Wilders: The World Needs an International First Amendment and a Ban on All ‘Hate Speech’ Laws

Tony Blair – Never in the field of Human Liberty was so much silenced by so few

Politics X – Geert Wilders is the MAN!!

David Frum via the American Enterprise Institute –  Raising the Alarm

Jihad Watch – Wilders: “Our enemies should know: we will never apologize for being free men, we will never bow for the combined forces of Mecca and the left” – and Geert Wilders interviewed: Islam and freedom of speech

The Boston Globe – Islam and freedom of speech:

Geert Wilders is a member of the Dutch Parliament and head of the Freedom Party. In 2008 he released “Fitna,” a controversial film about the Koran and jihadist violence. Wilders was condemned as an anti-Muslim agitator but also hailed as a defender of Western values and free speech. In January, a Dutch court ordered Wilders prosecuted for allegedly inciting hatred against Islam. Last month he was invited to screen “Fitna” at Westminster, but the British government barred him from entering the country. He was recently interviewed by Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, who prepared the following edited excerpts:

Q: You’ve said that England today is more Chamberlain than Churchill. Explain what you mean.

A: Well, Chamberlain was the biggest appeaser to a totalitarian ideology called fascism. Now we face the threat of another totalitarian ideology called Islam, at least according to me. And instead of defending our freedom, defending our values, when I was invited a few weeks ago to show “Fitna” in the House of Lords, they denied me entry to the United Kingdom.

Q: The letter from the British home secretary said: “Your statements about Muslims and their beliefs . . . would threaten community harmony, and therefore public security, in the UK.”

A: What really happened is that she was pressured. In the English press, there was a lot of news that Lord Ahmed [Nazir Ahmed, a British peer] threatened to have 10,000 Muslims demonstrating in front of Westminster.

Q: If you were allowed into the country.

A: Yes. And this is what I meant by Chamberlain. The UK government is giving in, appeasing the enemy. They should stand up and say: We might not like the political view of this guy, but he should be allowed to come here and say it.

Q: In the film, you show quotations from the Koran, together with video of statements and actions by Muslim extremists.

A: Exactly. I used reality. It was really made by radical Muslims themselves. I just combined the pictures with the source. If they don’t like the movie, they don’t like what they do themselves. At the end of “Fitna,” it talks about Islamic ideology – that we should defeat the threat of Islamic ideology. For that to not be allowed in the United Kingdom, to be prosecuted in my own country, is an absolute outrage.

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The International Free Press Society – Wilders in Washington: his speech at the US Capitol – A Pivotal Week for Free Speech: Dutchman Flies Islamization into World Spotlight

Expatica.com – Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party leads polls:

According to Dutch opinion polls, if parliamentary elections were held today the Freed Party (PVV) of populist leader Geert Wilders would become the largest party.

THE NETHERLANDS – The PVV has 27 seats in the polls, while the Christian Democrats – the largest party in the governing coalition – has 26.

He has been rising in the polls since the Amsterdam appeals court decided to try Wilders for anti-Muslim comments six weeks ago.

Expatica.com – Dutch news in brief, Monday 2 March 2009

The Christian Post – Anti-Quran Filmmaker Calls for Int’l Free Speech Law

Beer’n’Sandwiches – Geert Wilders Speaks at a Synagogue in the United States

But, that’s just my opinion –  The Fight for Freedom in Europe

Newschief.com – Dutch politician fights for free speech

Family Security Matters – Exclusive: Geert Wilders: Not Bowing Down to Islamists or their Enablers in the West

The Muslim News – Few attend UK screening of Wilders’ film

Nokia Phone – Geert Wilder’s Party Soars in Polls Since His Denial of Entry Into UK

eNews Park Forest – Geert Wilders and the Global Assault On Free Speech

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Wilders’ Freedom Party leads polls Wilders’ Freedom Party leads polls

The Western Experience – Geert Wilders received warm welcome in D.C.

The Index on Censorship – Modern Liberty: free speech must be for all

The American Spectator – Mr. Wilders Comes To Washington

Political Mavens – Memo from Washington D.C.: Wilders Wildly Well Received

The Chronicles from the Empire – Prime Minister Geert Wilders…

Dutch News – Small turnout for Fitna in Washington

Smooth Stone – Geert Wilders: The World Needs an International First Amendment and a Ban on All ‘Hate Speech’ Laws

Giovanni’s World – Terror/Hate Good – Peace/Love Bad

The National Review – The continuing saga of Geert Wilders

The Two Malcontents – Geert Wilders: Not Bowing Down to Islamists or their Enablers in the West

People’s Weekly World – US allies overlook Dutch foe of Islam’s far right ties

Cumberland Times-News – We should embrace our heritage and identity

Digital Journal – Wilders says Pentagon fears Europe destabilised by Islam

Frontpage Mag – Wilders’ Defense of Free Speech

What Do You Believe? – Wilders’ thumbs down in Britain gets him a thumbs up in Dutch polls

Bat Yeor, David Littman, Dr. Andrew Bostom NYC on Wilders, Islam and the West:

Renew America – A CPAC report: Rush Limbaugh’s de facto conservative manifesto

OpEdNews – Bigotry at the Capitol Hill: US lawmaker hosts anti-Islamic Dutch lawmaker

News Hounds – Bill O’Reilly Provides Affirmation And Validation For Dutch Islamophobe

EuropeNews – CPAC: Wilders on fire: “It felt like a revival meeting” – Days are numbered for parties that have collaborated to Islamise Western societies – and Wilders: “I propose the withdrawal of all hate speech legislation in Europe. I propose a European First Amendment.”

The National Post – David Frum: Geert Wilders, a controversial leader for an intolerant time

WorldNetDaily – did CPAC ignore Wilders’ ‘Fitna’?

CRI English – Dutch Woman Sentenced to Jail for Threatening Right-Wing Politician

Hudson New York – Geert Wilders and Moral Equivalence

Religious Intelligence – Geert Wilders basks in poll surge

The Telegraph – Geert Wilders leads Dutch polls

Maryam Namazie – On IWD, Labour Rights, British government’s policy on extremism and Geert Wilders

Narcissistic Views on News/Politics – Geert Wilders gains popularity and praises America.

NRC Handelsblad – Poll: Wilders’ party biggest in the Netherlands

The Detroit News – Obama’s outreach to Muslims improves U.S. image

Turkish Weekly – Selections of Geert Wilders Ideas on Islam: Is the Problem Islam or Wilders?

Baltimore Jewish Times – Synagogue Hails Dutch Lawmaker as a Hero

Diana West – Wilders in Washington

AlterNet –  U.S. Politicians Warmly Greet Reactionary Dutch Islamophobe

NIS News – Wilders now a celebrity in US and Prime Minister in poll

Canada Free Press – Will Obama Stand With Geert Wilders?

DutchNews – Woman jailed for threatening Wilders:

A 35-year-old woman was sentenced to one year in jail and voluntary psychiatric care on Tuesday afternoon for sending over 100 threatening e-mails to anti-Islam party leader Geert Wilders, reports the Telegraaf.

Selima I, who suffers from delusions, had been sentenced to compulsory psychiatric care but the appeal court ruled there was more chance of successful treatment if she was treated as an outpatient.

The woman, a librarian from Tilburg, was arrested in January 2007 at the computer she used to send death threats to Wilders.

Radio Netherlands Worldwide – Woman receives year in jail for e-mail threats

Expatica.com – Woman gets 1 year for threatening Wilders

Atlas Shrugs – Mr. Wilders in washington Wilders, Islam and the immoderate moderates – and Robert Tracinski: the free man’s rebellion

The Spectator – Convention on Modern Liberty

Andrew Bostom – Freedom of Speech: Wilders, Orwell, and the “Koran Ban”

Islam Watch – Geert Wilders: Not Bowing Down to Islamists or Their Enablers in the West

The Impudent Observer – Geert Wilders Gains In Polls

EuropeNews – Geert Wilders Getting Last Laugh? Polls Show Wilders Party Most Popular in Netherlands – If You Say Islam Is A Violent Religion Again I’ll Kill You – and Mr. Wilders in Washington

FaithFreedom.org – Geert Wilders: Not Bowing Down to Islamists or their Enablers in the West

CBN News – Geert Wilders Sits Down with Stakelbeck on Terror

Spero News – Geert Wilder’s speech to CPAC Conference

Human Events – Geert Wilders Welcomed in Washington, Shows ‘Fitna’ at the Capitol

Jihad Watch – Spencer: Geert Wilders Welcomed in Washington, Shows ‘Fitna’ at the Capitol

Hit and Run blog – The “Special Duties and Responsibilities” of Freedom

The Christian Institute – UK ban may have lifted ‘anti-Islam’ MP in polls

MuslimMatters.org – A Right to Free Speech vs. A Moral Obligation

Iranian.com – Geert Wilders: Not Bowing Down to Islamists or their Enablers in the West

Tony Blair – America Spies on Britain-a ‘Swamp of Jihadists’. What Price the ‘Special Relationship’?

Anglican Mainstream – UK ban may have lifted ‘anti-Islam’ MP in polls

PressTV – Belgian politician sponsors Islamophobia

Europe News – Believe it or not, there are people out there who are worse than Geert Wilders

The Davidsonian – Brits censored warnings of Dutch politician

The Telegraph – Campaigners will seek arrest of Islamic radical

Montgomery Advertiser – CHARLES C. HAYNES: Wrong approach

Council of Conservative Citizens – Geert Wilders rising in Dutch polls despite persecution.

Dinah Lord – Will the UK allow Moussawi in after denying Geert Wilders?

Europe News – Dutch politician claims incitement case based on misquotation :

Amsterdam. Controversial far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders claimed in an interview Thursday that a court had based its decision to prosecute him for discrimination and incitement to hatred on false quotes.

Wilders, famous for his anti-Islam film Fitna and refused entry to Britain last month, confirmed he had filed an appeal with the High Court of Justice against a district court’s decision to prosecute him.

In an interview with Dutch daily newspaper De Telegraaf, the leader of the Freedom Party (PVV) said the district court had based its decision on remarks attributed to him, but in reality originating from other people. In other instances he was simply misquoted, he said.

“People who complained about me, misquoted me,” Wilders said. “Other remarks were in fact made by other people. But the court has adopted these quotes as mine.”

The Dutch legislator specified a quote about the Koran from the late Italian journalist and author Oriana Fallaci. Wilders said the Amsterdam district court referred to the remark as his.

The Trumpet – Europe: Wilders’s Popularity a Measure of the Discontent

Family Security Matters – Exclusive: Geert Wilders – Profile in Courage

The Washington Times – Fighting for free speech

Gair Rhydd – Freedom? Go to Hell

Columbia Conservative Examiner – From the mailbag–why are you obsessed with the gun culture?

Gates of Vienna – Stealing John Kerry’s Thunder

Gay and Right – Jacoby Inteviews Geert Wilders….

The Lone Voice – Geert Wilders off to the USA. – Jacqui Smith – the best of – Jacqui Smith is a slack-jawed bovine-face idiot, and David Miliband is a cuntJailed scumbag peer Lord Ahmed – Justice for Lord Ahmed – Lord Ahmed mockery – Mocking jailed peer Lord Ahmed (2) – and Mocking jailed peer Lord Ahmed (3)

The Guatemala Times – How Free is Speech?

How to discuss Islam with Muslims – Islam 101 from Geert Wilders

Civilus Defendus’ Blog – “…never apologize for being free men…”

Birmingham Black and White paper – In Submission to Islam

The Jewish Exponent – News in Brief

Burma Digest – How Free is Speech?

Jesus For Muslims – meeting Geert Wilders

The National Post – Paul Russell: Should Canada bar immigrants of a certain religion?

EuropeNews – Robert Tracinski: The Free Man’s Rebellion

The Telegraph – Sensitivity to religion cannot dictate the course of the law

Islam-West Videos – Video: Geert Wilders With Bill O’Reilly

Why Mommy is a Republican – Geert Wilders Interview — Islam and Freedom of Speech

The International Free Press Society – Putting Words in His Mouth – Radio: An intimate conversation with Geert Wilders in Boston – and Wilders’ historic address to Massachussetts synagogue

Gates of Vienna – Putting Words in His Mouth

The Brussels Journal – Reaction to Wilders’ Deportation – and The House of Lords Speech: What Wilders Would Have Said If Britain Allowed Free Speech

View From The Right – The oh so superior Frum puts Wilders in his place