Politicians express their support in a statement by the threatened writer Gul | The interior
Among the signatories are Christinoni Party Chairman Geert Jan Segers, SP Chairman Lillian Marijnisen, Representative Peter Umtzet of the CDA, VVD deputies Dylan Yeligos Zegerius, Bint Baker and D66 Senator Boris Dietrich. In addition, many journalists, columnists, religious leaders, and writers have also signed.
They assert that every person in the Netherlands can decide for himself how he or she wants to live, “regardless of your background, origin and beliefs”. Ghoul deserves security and the right to speak publicly is mentioned in the statement. With her amazing words. Anyone who denies it deserves a clear hint: That’s not how we do it here. Because it’s so quiet. ”
The statement ends with the following words: “We do not allow individuals in our society to influence the sense of society through their intolerance. We will combat the cruelty of people’s hearts by wrapping our arms around Lali.”
Gul (23 years old) wrote a recent novel about his growing up in a strict Muslim Turkish family in West Amsterdam under the title “I Will Live”. She criticizes the many Turkish and Islamic traditions that she grew up with. Interviews and TV appearances on the subject led to her death threats and harassment via social media.
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