Skip to comments.Muslim honour killing book cancelled over safety fears
Posted on 10/06/2009 10:15:28 AM PDT by Cindy
SNIPPET: "Another European publisher has fallen victim to the continents blasphemy laws blasphemy against Islam, that is. As the German press is reporting:
Dusseldorf A German publisher has cancelled plans to publish a mass-market novel out of fears that it might face violent protests due to a rude reference to the Koran, Der Spiegel magazine reported Saturday. The crime novel about the honour killing of a Muslim woman had been scheduled for September publication, but the Droste publishing company of Dusseldorf decided not to print it after all, the magazine said in a story to appear in its Monday issue.
It said the publisher had first asked the author, Gabriele Brinkmann, writing under the pen name WW Domsky, to tone down dialogue in To Those Worthy of Honour which might be construed as offensive, but she had refused."
SNIPPET: "Publisher Felix Droste had asked an expert on Islamic society to study whether the crime storys text could compromise the safety of his firm or his family, and the expert suggested the phrase be modified."
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You beat me too it. :)
They win again.
You can shove your Koran up
If the Europeans know what’s good for them, they’d better pass a law sending the Muslims back to the caves from which they slithered.
Well, there you go. Clearly it's the author's fault. Case closed. Right?
If a Christian group had been offended by something in a book and suggested changes, the publisher would have laughed at them.
He should put it out as PDF in arabic and label it a comedy
It defies all logic.
Europe is tough on Christians and protective of Islam.
They all think they’ll be the last to lose their heads.
What a bunch of Candy A$$eS.
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