WASHINGTON, D.C.Dutchman Geert Wilders is unlike any other lawmaker in the worldhis home is a secret government safe house, he cant walk alone, go to the movies, or even out to dinner without armed guards. Wilders is a political prisoner in his own country and hes given up the most basic freedomslike personal privacywhich we take for granted just so he can express his beliefs. His explosive new book, Marked For Death: Islams War Against The West and Me, tells the story of his fight for the right to speak his mind and never back down, even when his life is on the line.
Wilders outspoken opinion of Islam and its violent history has led to numerous court dates and has even banned him from entering the UK. "He is under round-the-clock guard because of explicit threats to murder him by Muslim extremists. Yet hes the one who gets put on trial for incitement, explains bestselling author and fellow societal rebel Mark Steyn, in the foreword to Marked for Death. "When the leader of the third biggest party in one of the oldest democratic legislatures on earth has to live under constant threat of murder for almost a decade, something is badly wrong in the most tolerant country in Europeand we have a responsibility to address it honestly, before it gets worse. (...)(...more)