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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-20-10 07:08 PM
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12. Cartoon tensions in the Netherlands (PRI | September 09)
... In the Netherlands prosecutors are planning to charge an Arab group under the countrys hate crime law and it follows the online publication of a cartoon deemed offensive to Jews ... he cartoon on the Arab European Leagues website depicts two Jewish men counting bones. One says, I dont think these are human. The other responds, But weve got to get to six million somehow ... Ronny Naftaniel .. with the Amsterdam-based Center for Information and Documentation .. took his cartoon grievance to Dutch prosecutors and they agreed that its offensive ... In August, even as prosecutors were preparing charges against the Arab European League, it dropped similar charges against controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders. Last year Wilders made a documentary criticizing Islam. In it he included a cartoon first published in Denmark in 2006. It shows the Muslim Prophet Muhammed with a time-bomb in his turban ...
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