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Ban Ki-moon (photo), UN Secretary General, has said that, following the withdrawal of the opposition candidate, Zimbabwe’s presidential elections should be postponed. (more…)

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Jakarta has seen the anger provoked by Geert Wilders’s film, Fitna, as dozens of Indonesians have demonstrated outside the Dutch embassy on Monday. (more…)

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Geert Wilders, a Dutch right-wing politician, won’t be able to release his film on the website he picked, because it’s been shut.

Network Solutions, the US hosting service that Mr Wilders has been using to promote the film, said it was investigating complaints it received that said it may have breached guidelines on hate language. (more…)

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The Iranian government tried to stop the screening of a film about the Koran. They said the movie, made by Geert Wilders, a Dutch member of parliament, is offensive.

Gholam Hussein Elham, the Iranian justice minister, wrote to his Dutch counterpart, Ernst Hirsch Ballin, asking him to ban the movie. So far the government has refused to interfere, because it’s a matter of freedom of expression. (more…)

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