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2008-09-02 09:00:24

Text of report by web version of Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv on 2 September The Arab MKs are up in arms over the intention of (National Union- NRP) MK Arye Eldad to screen in Jerusalem excerpts from the controversial film Fitna, which presents the Koran as advocating killing and terrorism, on 3 September. The movie by Netherlands MP and leader of the extremist Party for Freedom Geert Wilders was banned in the Netherlands. It strongly censures Islam and attempts to show that the Koran is...

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2008-04-09 00:05:00

Internet sites like YouTube and Myspace have been blocked by several Indonesian internet providers for carrying a Dutch film that is critical of the Koran, according to an information ministry official. Geert Wilder, a Dutch anti-immigration politician made the 15-minute film and posted it on several blogs and file-sharing sites. The film is called "Fitna" (translated as "Strife" when used in the Koran) and alternates images of the September 11, 2001 attacks and other Islamist bombings with...

2005-07-12 08:42:03

By Paul Gallagher AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch-Moroccan man confessed in court on Tuesday to murdering a filmmaker critical of Islam last year, breaking his silence over a killing that fanned religious and racial tension in the Netherlands. Mohammed Bouyeri was accused of killing Theo van Gogh as he cycled to work in Amsterdam on Nov. 2, 2004. He was charged with shooting and stabbing Van Gogh before slashing his throat and pinning a note to his body with a knife in broad daylight. Van...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.