Dhimmi Municipality plays into the hands of Islamists

Aarhus February 27 2008

The Blindfolded Prophet Mohammad
One of the original Jyllands Posten Cartoons

The beleaguered Mohammad Cartoonist Kurt Westergaard's wife Gitte Westergaard was told yesterday to stay away from her work place, a municipal kindergarten.

Death threats from Islamists and cowardly behavior from her superiors made regional chief Jette Noerrevang and municipal chief of the youth and children’s department Ole Kiil Jacobsen decide Gitte Westergaard should stay away from her job as a kindergarten teacher.

According to Ole Kiil Jacobsen, pressure from ‘a number of nervous parents’ has led to the decision from the municipality.

Gitte Westergaard:

I am angry, disappointed and sad. The threats were only directed towards my husband.
There is no danger surrounding my person.

Gitte Westergaard has worked as a kindergarten teacher in the city of Aarhus for 25 years.

When the Mohammad Crises was at its peak in the year 2006, Gitte Westergaard was the leader of another day-care institution.

Here the Institutions Board members and she agreed, that she could keep on working, in spite of her husband being the target of murder threats.

Decision taken by municipality

Gitte Westergaard finds the decision from the municipality incomprehensible

The Prophet Mohammad

Gitte Westergaard:

I understand that some parents are uneasy. But I would never go to work in the kindergarten, if I had the slightest knowledge or suspicion of that being a risk for the children or my colleagues.

According to Gitte Westergaard the municipality has asked her to stay away from the kindergarten for a period of time until the renewed Mohammed Crises settles.

The threat against Kurt will never end, says Gitte Westergaard, who fears that she will never be able to return to the daycare center, and the children she loves so much.

Departmental Chief Jette Noerrevang did not want to comment on the matter.


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

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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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