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Saturday, February 23, 2008

Netherlands Bank Kneels to Allah

AMSTERDAM, 21/02/08 - Fortis Bank will no longer give children a piggy-bank if they open an account. The company apparently is afraid of offending Muslims.

Fortis clients that open a EuroKids account for their children are given a present of a piggy-bank called Knorbert. But the bank is stopping this because "Knorbert does not meet the requirements that the multicultural society imposes on us," yesterday's De Telegraaf quoted a spokesman as saying.

I wonder WHY they are afraid of offending Muslims. I thought Islam was the religion of peace, so why be afraid?

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