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Turkish Foreign Minister: “Religious Wars Will Start Soon In Europe”

Turkey’s arch-nemesis – well, one of many –  Dutch politician Geert Wilders may have just suffered a major disappointment in his recent political career after yesterday’s Netherlands general election, but that did not mean that the diplomatic scandal between Turkey and the Netherlands has been put on hiatus; on the contrary: Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut […]

Dutch General Election Results: Prime Minister Rutte Wins, Wilders’ Freedom Party Slides

Summary of the latest developments, courtesy of Bloomberg: Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s Liberals are the evening’s big winners: they’re set to take 31 of parliament’s 150 seats That’s a blow to the populist Freedom Party of Geert Wilders, which fared less well than projections, putting the party in a fight for second place Rutte’s coalition […]

What To Watch For As The Dutch Go To The Polls

Dutch citizens will vote today for a new government in one of the most-watched elections in years. While polls have tilted towards PM Rutte's VVD Party in recent days, the euroskeptic leader of the Freedom Party, Geert Wilders, looks set to gain the most seats but the necessary coalition will be anything but clean (since […]

Anti-Islam, Anti-Migration Wilders Widens Lead in Dutch Polls

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, On December 9,  a panel of 3 judges in the Netherlands convicted Geert Wilders of incitement to discrimination, and also of insulting an ethnic group. Nonetheless, the two most recent polls show Geert Wilders, an anti-Islam, anti-migration politician far ahead of the pack. Wilders Heads Polls A quick check […]

Dutch Anti-Islam Politician Geert Wilders Convicted Of Insulting, Inciting Discrimination Against Moroccans

A Dutch court convicted politician Geert Wilders of insulting and incting discrimination against Maroccans, but it imposed no penalty on him while clearing him of inciting hatred. Wilders was charged regarding a 2014 incident in which he urged his supporters to chant they wanted “Fewer! Fewer! Fewer!” Moroccans in the Netherlands. The Dutch Moroccan minority […]

Dutch Anti-Islam Politician Geert Wilders Convicted Of Insulting, Inciting Discrimination Against Moroccans

A Dutch court convicted politician Geert Wilders of insulting and incting discrimination against Maroccans, but it imposed no penalty on him while clearing him of inciting hatred. Wilders was charged regarding a 2014 incident in which he urged his supporters to chant they wanted “Fewer! Fewer! Fewer!” Moroccans in the Netherlands. The Dutch Moroccan minority […]

Wilders’ Plan For Holland: Time For Liberation

Authored by Geert Wilders (member of the Dutch Parliament and leader of the Party for Freedom) via The Gatestone Institute, Pim Fortuyn, the hero of Rotterdam, the man who shook the country awake, once said, "Do not aim for what is possible, but what is imaginable." He wanted to make clear that for us, the […]