Saturday, October 16, 2010

Prosecutors Ask to Drop Anti-Islam Charges Against Dutch Lawmaker Geert Wilders

The prosecutors now say that Wilders was targeting the religion, not Muslim individuals, and he has some leeway as a lawmaker to make statements about social problems, Reuters reported.

Earlier this month, Wilders appealed for freedom of expression and then exercised his right to silence as the trial began, at a time when his popularity and influence in the Netherlands are near all-time highs. Read more

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