The High Cost of Free Speech

The Dutch government's decision to discontinue security protection for Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an outspoken critic of Islam, has touched off an international debate over the limits and costs of freedom of expression. Hirsi Ali, an author and former member of the Dutch parliament, has lived under a death threat since 2004 that was delivered when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the streets of Amsterdam. In a letter addressed to Hirsi Ali -- impaled in van Gogh's chest by his Islamist assassin...Full Story
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