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  •  In most Western democracies, (0+ / 0-)

    they would be prosecuted for hate speech.

    190 milliseconds....

    by Kingsmeg on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 09:51:31 PM PDT

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    •  Note sure about that. (0+ / 0-)

      In some, such as Germany, they might be in court at this point, but "most" I doubt because this film seems to have been more calculated to provoke outrage against and by Muslims than to provoke violence.

      That violence was the result was not necessarily a direct results but rather an effect of the notoriety it gained in the public space and how that was used by some actors on the receiving end.

      What about my Daughter's future?

      by koNko on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 11:46:27 PM PDT

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