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Dutch court convicts anti-Islam politician of inciting discrimination

09 Dec

A Dutch court on Friday convicted politician Geert Wilders of insulting a group and inciting discrimination, but it imposed no penalty on him.

Dutch far-right Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders sits in a courtroom of the courthouse in Schiphol, Netherlands March 18, 2016. REUTERS/Michael Kooren/File Photo

Wilders, The hater politician

The charges stem from a 2014 incident in which Wilders led supporters to chant that they wanted “Fewer! Fewer! Fewer!” Moroccans in the Netherlands.

Wilders is the leader of the far-right Freedom Party which is currently leading in national polls and is forecast to surge ahead of its rivals at the country’s election in March 2017.

Wilders was previously acquitted of hate speech at another trial in 2011.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-netherlands-wilders-idUSKBN13Y16R

 

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