Muslims Wilders plan to broadcast cartoons is provocation


first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Comments   Share   Wilders’ anti-Islam rhetoric has in the past sparked outrage in the Muslim world and prompted death threats that have led to him living under round-the-clock protection.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Sponsored Stories Top Stories 5 ways to recognize low testosterone Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober How do cataracts affect your vision? FILE – In this April 13, 2015 file photo Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders as he speaks at a rally of so-called ‘Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West’ (PEGIDA) in Dresden, Germany. Geert Wilders says on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 he plans to show cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on Dutch television airtime reserved for political parties after Parliament refused to display them, in a move likely to deeply offend Muslims. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Moderate Dutch Muslims are calling anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders’s plan to broadcast cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on national television a provocation.But there was no sign of outrage or unrest Thursday, the day after Wilders announced his plan and it appears that followers of Islam in the Netherlands may be growing accustomed to his fierce criticism of their faith.Lawyer Ejder Koese, who once represented a Muslim organization that tried unsuccessfully to have a short film made by Wilders banned, says the lack of public anger comes because Muslims in the Netherlands “are no longer easy to offend.” New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies How men can have a healthy 2019 Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementlast_img

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