CNN Arabic: Protecting the Sensibilities of Muslims
by Baron Bodissey
Gates of Vienna
December 1, 2013
As most readers already know, a redesign of the Saudi flag, along with an article by Geert Wilders, were published here a week ago. Since then we have posted texts of or links to the same essay translated into nineteen other languages.
An article published today at the CNN Arabic site takes note of Mr. Wilders' creation. A machine translation (reproduced in its entirety at the bottom of this post) is somewhat garbled, but provides the gist of the text. For example, "Islam is a lie, Muhammad a criminal, the Koran is poison" becomes "Islam lied, and criminal Muhammad, and the Quran cm".
The text seems to be a summary of Mr. Wilders' essay, but it's not clear whether the writer was referring to our Arabic translation, or worked directly from the original English.
The text refers to Mr. Wilders' "article published on his official site 'Vienna Gate'", which makes for an entertaining notion.
Notice also that "CNN Arabic refrain from publishing the full picture of the Saudi flag as manipulation by Wilders."
And indeed they did — take a look at the adjusted image of the flag published with the CNN article. They're Islamophilic, and proud of it.
The full text of the machine translation:
Product film "Fitna" attacking Islam and Prophet and manipulated with the knowledge of Saudi Arabia
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – returned Dutch politician controversial, Geert Wilders, a member of parliament and head of the party "for freedom" and his film "Fitna," which caused a sensation wide protests in the Islamic world to be considered offensive to Muslims, into the spotlight again, Repeat after publishing an article in which to attack Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, and introduced a modified form of the Saudi flag.
He changed in his article published on his official site "Vienna Gate" the month of November of this year, brings to mind the anniversary of the passage of nine years, "the assassination of filmmaker and critic of Islam, Theo van Gogh, in one of the streets of Amsterdam by a deadly Islamist."
He changed the saying: "Criminals Islamists threatened to kill me I am too. Because I like him, I talked about the truth of Islam as it is the greatest threat to our freedom and our civilization," he said, adding that he still lives under police protection, what deprived him of his liberty, but "shall continue to speak."
The right-wing Dutch MP added: "The Science of Saudi Arabia announces proudly certificate or a declaration of Islamic faith: there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the messenger of God. in the memory of the past nine years, in memory of the thousands of victims who were killed in that period by the Islamist murderers of the world's oldest. Islamic new note, he learned of the truth and freedom: "Islam lied, and criminal Muhammad, and the Quran cm."
He concluded his article by saying changed: "Only when the Muslim world to accommodate this fact, will be able to free himself from evil, and make the world a safer and better for all human beings." Note that CNN Arabic refrain from publishing the full picture of the Saudi flag as manipulation by Wilders.
For those who are interested, below are the languages available in which "Let us Raise a Flag of Truth and Liberation" appears:
(* = assigned but not yet received; † = received but not yet posted)
Related Topics: Geert Wilders, OIC & Defamation, Pressure Tactics Against Free Speech, Willful Blindness & PC Problems
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