The killing of Theo Van Gogh was one of the early atrocities that provoked public horror at Jihaders in our midst.
An outspoken film-maker, Theo van Gogh, was shot dead by a 26-year-old Dutch-born Muslim last Tuesday.
Since then a series of public figures have been threatened with death by Islamic extremists.
And doesn't this sound an awful lot like that attack?
Brendan Cox: ‘It would be easy to be consumed by fury and hatred and bile’
Thomas Mair, a 52-year-old Nazi sympathiser incensed by Jo’s support for refugees, had calmly approached the MP outside her constituency surgery in the Yorkshire village of Birstall, shot her with a sawn-off shotgun, pulled her to the ground and stabbed her repeatedly with a dagger.
A 77-year-old pensioner who tried to stop him was stabbed. Cox’s last words were to her two assistants: “Get away, let him hurt me, don’t let him hurt you!”
Mair’s last words, after shooting her twice more, were: “Britain first. Britain will always come first.”