In late 2007, Geert Wilders, a member of Tweede Kamer (House of Representatives of the Dutch Parliament) for the Party for Freedom, announced that he would make a 15 minute movie about Islam. The movie exposes the Koran's violent and intolerant teachings. It is also "a call to shake off the creeping tyranny of Islamization", according to Geert Wilders. Released on March 27, 2008, "Fitna", which is Arabic for "disagreement and division among people" or a "test of faith in times of trial".
The movie was first mentioned by the Dutch media on November 27, 2007. Immediately, this sparked massive Muslim and leftist outrage. Wilders was branded as a "racist" and a "bigot" although he has never made any racist statements (Islam is a religion, not a race) or any statements about Islam without using the Koran's own violent teachings, which commands Muslims to kill Non-Muslims and conquer their lands. It should also be noted that other major religions, such as Christianity, Judaism and Buddhism, don't teach or encourage violence. Still, major protests and countless threats began coming in from ordinary Muslims, Islamic terrorist organizations and even Islamic governments! Iran is even threatening to boycott the Netherlands! Al-Qaeda and several other terrorist groups issued a Fatwa (an Islamic edict for assassination) against Geert Wilders...