March 13, 2013
Dying Days of Free Speech in the West
Lawrence Haas, The Commentator
Another attack on free speech. Another cowed governmental response. Another speaker in hiding. Another incident for the media to ignore.
Ah, just another day in the West.
The latest outrage comes from the city of Arnhem in the Netherlands, where a doctoral student who interviewed a group of teenaged Muslim-Turkish immigrants on TV about their Jew-hating, and challenged their views, is now in hiding at the suggestion of Arnhem’s mayor, Pauline Krikke.
Mehmet Sahin – a doctoral student and volunteer who attempts to re-educate street youths in Arnhem – interviewed the Dutch-Turkish youths last month on Nederland 2 TV. Upon hearing their hatred of Jews and admiration for Hitler, he called the boys “pathetic” and challenged...
TAGGED: Netherlands, Europe, Holland