March 28, 2008
Liveleak Caves to Threats of Violence Over "Fitna"
Never fear, we have our very own copy of Fitna for your viewing pleasure below. The genie is out of the bottle and can never be put back in. Spread the word!
Video follows this message of explanation just posted at Liveleak:
"Following threats to our staff of a very serious nature, and some ill informed reports from certain corners of the British media that could directly lead to the harm of some of our staff, Liveleak.com has beenThanks to BP Monaco.
left with no other choice but to remove Fitna from our servers.
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. We would
like to thank the thousands of people, from all backgrounds and
religions, who gave us their support. They realised LiveLeak.com is a
vehicle for many opinions and not just for the support of one.
Perhaps there is still hope that this situation may produce a
discussion that could benefit and educate all of us as to how we can
accept one anothers culture.
We stood for what we believe in, the ability to be heard, but in the end the price was too high."
Here's the vid.
Update by Howie: We're switching to the new edited version of Fitna. I'll add Youtube copies as soon as I can get the file converted, split and uploaded.