In an effort to calm things down, doncha know.
Death Of Free Speech Update: “Dutch minister tries to calm Muslims over ‘anti-Koran’ film,” from RIA Novosti (thanks to Twostellas):
THE HAGUE, March 31 (RIA Novosti) – The Dutch prosecutor’s office is preparing to take legal action against the maker of an ‘anti-Koran’ film in an attempt to ease tensions over the film’s release, the Dutch foreign minister said on Monday.
Maxime Verhagen told ambassadors from 26 Muslim that he was happy with the relatively calm reaction he had witnessed since the short film was posted on sites Thursday by Dutch MP Geert Wilders, adding that the film in no way reflected the religious views of the Dutch government.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday that “Russia… fully condemns the showing of the film and considers it a provocation,” warning of negative consequences similar to those that occurred, following the notorious Danish ‘cartoon’ episode in 2006….