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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Dutch Court Acquitts Wilders of Anti-Islam Hate Speech

Dutch politician Geert Wilders of the Freedom Party leaves a courtroom in Amsterdam June 23, 2011.

A Dutch court acquitted populist politician Geert Wilders of hate speech and discrimination Thursday, ruling that his anti-Islam statements, while offensive to many Muslims, fell within the bounds of legitimate political debate.

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1 comment:

kkollwitz said...

Wow, I'm half-surprised at the verdict.