Further to the cowardly decision by some venues to cancel bookings for Geert Wilders' speaking tour, a letter to the Sydney Morning Herald.
The last-minute cancellation of the venue booked to host Geert Wilders is a timely warning to Australia. We all know about the hateful preaching in mosques where political Islam is disseminated and yet a Dutch parliamentarian, who speaks peacefully to warn Westerners about this, is denied a place to speak. Wilders points out the danger of sharia to our secular, liberal democracies. Where is the ''hate-mongering'' in this?
Gabrielle Lord RandwickThis resulted in immediate denial of reality.
Would Gabrielle Lord (Letters, February 8) please give details of ''the hateful teaching in mosques'' that ''we all know about''? Where and when, and what was said?
Diddy FitzGerald WindsorToday, he gets a simple answer.
In response to Diddy FitzGerald's question (Letters, February 9-10) as to where, when, and what was said, might I offer: Lakemba mosque, 2006, and women being compared to uncovered meat deserving of any rape that comes their way. Hateful enough?
Michael McIntosh Little BayOnly one example? From 6 years ago? Well that hardly proves anything!