You’d think the vast majority of decent, law-abiding Muslims (about whom we hear so much, but whom we never see taking action against the jihadists) would be coming up to Lieuwe van Gogh, son of the murdered Theo van Gogh, expressing their sorrow, and offering their condolences. Instead, this. From Rogier Van Bakel’s Nobody’s Business blog (thanks to JS):
Since the murder of Theo van Gogh, last November, his now 14-year-old son Lieuwe has twice been physically attacked by young Moroccans, or (more likely) Dutch citizens of Moroccan descent. [Link, in Dutch.] Van Gogh’s parents said this in an interview on national television.
They insisted their grandson had done nothing to provoke the assaults. In one incident, recalled Anneke van Gogh, Theo’s mother, “[Lieuwe] was walking the dog in the Watergraafsmeer area of Amsterdam, and they came up to him and said, ‘Is your name van Gogh?’ Lieuwe said no, of course, but they beat him anyway.”
She also recounted how, some time after Theo van Gogh’s assassination, a group of Moroccans appeared in the street where he had lived, inquiring about Lieuwe’s whereabouts. It was the neighbors’ impression that the visitors weren’t there to offer condolences, and the police were called “” but according to the filmmaker’s mother, no one bothered to show up. That would have been in keeping with local officers’ alleged non-action after the two beatings Lieuwe received. The cops were called then, too, Anneke van Gogh told the TV interviewer, but they declined to make an appearance.
Recently, Lieuwe was transferred to another class, in another building of his school, after he’d been repeatedly bullied by Muslim pupils. His grandmother said that Lieuwe had had to endure taunts like “Good thing they killed your dad.”…