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Posts Tagged ‘Theo Van Gogh’

Man Who Threatened ‘South Park’ Creators Over Mohammed Depiction Pleads Guilty

Twenty-year-old Zachary Adam Chesser plead guilty in federal court this week to charges of communicating threats and soliciting crimes of violence. Chesser, if you remember, was the kid who went on a radical Islamic site and posted threats against South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone over their decision to depict the Islamic profit Mohammed in a bear suit.

“We have to warn Matt and Trey that what they are doing is stupid and they will probably wind up like Theo Van Gogh for airing this show. This is not a threat, but a warning of the reality of what will likely happen to them.”

Chesser also pleaded guilty to perhaps the more serious charge of supporting Somali terrorists. He copped a plea with prosecutors that would allow him to serve no less than 20 years in prison.

Previously on FBLA: Simpsons Stand Up for South Park…Kind Of

H/T THR, Esq.

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The Film That Theo Van Gogh Was Killed For

In November of 2004 Theo Van Gogh was stabbed and shot and nearly decapitated by Dutch citizen and Islamic terrorist Mohammed Bouyeri on the streets of Amsterdam. A note was stabbed to his chest addressed to author and activist, Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

We’d read about the story – but never actually viewed the film. Now we have.

Via reddit.