Wednesday, May 21, 2014

It's Official! Saudi Arabia Boycotts Dutch Over Wilders

Saudi Arabia is considering sanctions against the Netherlands after anti-Islamic lawmaker Geert Wilders printed stickers imitating the Saudi flag, replacing its text with "Islam is a lie, Muhammad a criminal, the Koran is poison"


Wilders in November 2013, showing the sticker in which he replaced "There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah" with his own text. 

UPDATE: Just a day before the European elections the Saudis make it official. In a few days time the foreign minister will be despatched to Riyadh to straighten the ruffed feathers. The converted Muslim, suspended from Wilders' Freedom Party, Arnoud van Doorn is explaining in this article that the problem is not just Wilders. It's the entire integration program.
Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders has put his country in hot water after distributing stickers with the Saudi-flag, replacing the text of the shahada with anti-Islam slurs, after which the Kingdom slapped indirect sanctions on the European country. “The constant criticism towards both the Islamic faith and the Kingdom itself by Dutch politicians, media and opinion makers over the last few years is a thorn in the side of the Saudi authorities,” Arnoud van Doorn, formal member of Wilder’s Freedom Party, who recently reverted to Islam, told OnIslam.net. “Various high-ranking Saudi government officials also addressed this topic in conversations I’ve had with them. “The Kingdom has repeatedly stated not to be amused with the current situation in the Netherlands. The Dutch embassy in Riyadh has probably underestimated this or failed to take it seriously.” (...) (Source)