The Murder of Theo van Gogh: Gender, Religion, and the Struggle over Immigrant Integration in the Netherlands

  • Anna C. Korteweg


I find out about the murder of Theo van Gogh by a radical young Muslim man days after it happened. It’s Saturday, November 5th and just as Shabbat ends, my husband asks me “what do you think of that murder in Holland?” I ask him “what murder?” And he tells me the little bit that he knows. I fly up the two flights of stairs to my third floor study, turn on the computer, hit the newspapers, and start reading.


Gender Equality Female Genital Mutilation Free Speech Muslim Woman Integration Policy 
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