The Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard urges Dutch Politicians to show anti-Koran film.

 
   
 

The Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard said this in an interview with the Dutch newspaper the Volkskrant.

Westergaard says he doesn't understand that Dutch politicians say Wilders should not show his film.

No Danish politicians would act this way.

It would mean political suicide.

Every Danish politician knows, that freedom of speech should never be limited, Kurt Westergaard says.

Westergaard in no way regrets having made his caricature of the prophet muhammed:

It began as, and still is a free speech issue.

Westergaard considers the debate to be a duty for newspapers and cartoonists.

Muslims must accept that

Source: Ekstra Bladet March 20 2008

The Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant wrote:

The Danish cartoonist loathes the role of members of the muslimelite, because they compare him with ‘an extremist like Osama bin Laden’.

Westergaard:

After the nazis, fascists and communists there is a new totalitarian force threatening Europe, of course not muslims as a group, but a number of extremist’.

Westergaard considers his cartoons completely acceptable and thinks ‘everything’ should be able to be said in democracies as Denmark and the Netherlands.

If muslims feel offended by that, they should ‘learn’ to cope with that.
We live in a tolerant society. This is the way we do this here.

De Volkskrant March 10 2008 - Danish cartoonist: Dutch politician should air his anti-Quran film

De Volkskrant 10 Maart 2008 - Wilders moet film gewoon uitzenden


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Balder Blog 02 Apr 2008 - Ulrik Haagerups censur-forsøg og Tine Gøtzsches reklame for anti-Wilders hjemmesider

Balder.org Mar 29 2008 - Kurt Westergaard’s Retreat - Stockholm Syndrome Or Hypocrisy?

Balder Blog Mar 27 2008 - Fitna The Movie by Geert Wilders

Balder.org Mar 18 2008 - Geert Wilders in Denmark Mar 18 2008 - Two TV interviews, English spoken

Dansk Balder Blog Mar 15 2008 - SIAD Demo Fogedforbud - Kurt Westergaards veje og vildveje (Video Westergaard & Gravers)

Balder Blog Mar 10 2008 - Cartoonist Kurt Westergaard to Dutch Newspaper Volkskrant: Show Wilders’ anti-Koran film

Balder.org Feb 29 2008 - Danish politicians don't bend to Muslim threats - Danish TV News Feb 29 2008 - English subtitles

Balder.org Feb 29 2008 - Gregorius Nekschot Interview - Danish TV 28 Feb 2008

Balder Blog Feb 27 2008 - Kurt Westergaard is a Hero of Free Speech - The Viking Spirit of the North

Balder.org Sep 24 2006 - Kurt Westergaard would do it again - Interview with cartoonist Kurt Westergaard and fundamentalist Imam Kasem Ahmed

Balder.org Sep 24 2006 - Jyllands Postens tegner ville gøre det igen discussion mellem Kurt Westergaard og Kasem Ahmad

Balder.org Feb 23 2008 - Video English subtitles - Interview about murder plot to kill Muhammed cartoon artist Kurt Westergaard

Balder Blog Feb 28 2008 - Mohammed Cartoonist’s wife Gitte Westergaard fired from municipal kindergarten job

Balder Blog Feb 19 2008 - Hotel throws out endangered muhammed cartoonist Kurt Westergaard (Also contains some observations about the Danish Police Intelligence Service PET)

Dansk Balder Blog Feb 13 2008 - Weekendavisens Pernille Bramming: Kurt Westergaards tegning er hatespeech

Balder.org Dec 17 2006 - Outlandish, an 'ethnic' rap boy's band based in Denmark demands Islamic rules

Balder.org Oct 23 2006 - Danish Islam Expert Tina Magaard Warns Prime Minister And Danish Secret Service

Balder.org Oct 13 2006 - Martin Rosengaard Knudsen And Sixten Tobias Kai Nielsen - Defending Denmark

Balder.org Oct 13 2006 - Defaming The Prophet Mohammed National Sport In Denmark

Balder.org Oct 7 2006 - Danish Peoples Party Youth Muhammed Cartoon Contest


Political Mavens, 19 Feb 2008 - Socialists stand up to Hizb-ut Tahir - Cartoonist asked to leave hotel

Feb 2 2008 - Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) Statement in connection with the counter terrorism operation in Aarhus on the 12th of Feb 2008

The Prodosphere - Islam And The War Against Freedom Of Expression

Face of Mohammed - The koran and the Life of Mohammed, the book by Kaare Bluitgen which started it all

Face of Muhammed - The twelve Jyllands Posten Cartoons

 


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