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GENEVA - The top U.N. rights body on Thursday passed a resolution proposed by Islamic countries saying it is deeply concerned about the defamation of religions and urging governments to prohibit it.
The European Union said the text was one-sided because it primarily focused on Islam.
The U.N. Human Rights Council, which is dominated by Arab and other Muslim countries, adopted the resolution on a 21-10 vote over the opposition of Europe and Canada.
THE HAGUE (AFP) - Internet site Liveleak.com said early Saturday it had withdrawn anti-Islam film "Fitna" by far-right Dutch MP Geert Wilders following threats to its staff.
"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 been left with no other choice but to remove 'Fitna' from our servers," the UK-based site said in an online statement.
"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.