Wilders film ‘Fitna’ in Nederland and Rushdie’s ‘Satanic Verses’ play in Potsdam

A turmoil of movies, literature, theater, actors, police and religious Islamic beliefs:
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.Geert Wilder
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After..” dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders released a film (Fitna) criticizing Islam and its holy book the Koran on Thursday, posting it on a Web site.”…, see here, Muslims are again upset at Satanic Verses play in German, I quote,…”A forthcoming stage play in German to be based on the controversial novel, The Satanic Verses by Indian-born author Salman Rushdie, is a “provocation,” a Muslim leader in Germany warned Friday.
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Salman Rusdie
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The stage adaptation is to premiere on Sunday, March 29, 2008, at the Hans Otto Theatre, known by the acronym HOT, in the city of Potsdam, south-west of Berlin. The script is by two Germans, Uwe Eric Laufenberg and Marcus Mislin, and is based on Rushdie’s 1988 novel. Police in the city said there had been no threat to the theatre, but they would guard it on Sunday as a precaution. Germany’s various Muslim groups have differed in their reactions with one group, the Central Council of Muslims, calling for calm.”…see more.
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.Marcus Mislin, Uwe Eric Laufenberg, Oktay Khan
Marcus Mislin,        Uwe Eric Laufenberg,       Oktay Khan
I quote from the Guardian (UK) that , ..”Turkish actor Oktay Khan, who was due to take part, withdrew his consent after receiving threats that he would be attacked if he took part.”…see more
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  Now what’s the rush? Well  the procedure is a know one, you have no right whatever to offend the Islamic religious  beliefs. But what if most people have some critisism, on any subject, and among them on religious beliefs, and not for the sake to offend but from the point of view of their beliefs, is it a  crime to be punished by dead or by some other calamities?
And on the other side, a know example is the citation from the Koran that Jews and Christians are the descendant of pigs and monkeys. I don’t know of  Christian or Jewish people who thinks that if a Muslim believer say so he deserve some punishment. And what’s so wrong in that we are the descendant of pigs and monkeys, after all,  from 750 Nobel prize winners 167 are Jews and the rest ,I suppose, are Christians and others. Not to bad for pigs and monkeys.
“Fitna” the movie on  yt.jpg
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