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Friday, March 28, 2008

LiveLeak Removes 'Fitna' After Death Threats

I can’t blame LiveLeak for doing this. They run a company, and they have the safety of employees to consider. But it’s infuriating to see another capitulation to the demands of cowardly thugs from the Dark Ages. "This is a sad day for freedom of speech on the net but we have to place the safety and well being of our staff above all else.

Jihadwatch.org is unlikely to remove the video. Watch it here.

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