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Monday, April 7, 2008

Dutch Court Says MP Has Right To Free Speech, Refuses To Ban Anti-Koran Film

A Dutch judge has refused to ban Fitna, a film that criticizes the Koran, saying that the filmmaker, Geert Wilders, a Dutch member of Parliament, has the right to free speech and his film does not incite hatred. The MP had already released the film via the Internet. Meanwhile, many worldwide continue to object to the movie and Mr. Wilders' views. Read more here and here.

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