"This affair is a disgrace for our country and for all of Europe. Voltaire and Erasmus are turning over in their graves."
-Afshin Ellian, Professor of Legal Philosophy at the University of Leiden.
He's speaking of the recent Dutch decision to strip Ayaan Hirsi Ali of her citizenship, nominally for having lied on her citizenship application years ago, and honestly for having stirred up the local religious fanatics. Holland was, of course, one of the key bastions of free thought during the Enlightenment. Sad to think that's changed.