Dutch firebrand MP Geert Wilders found guilty of discrimination

Dutch far-right Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders speaks during a press conference in Milan in January 2016Populist anti-Islam Dutch MP Geert Wilders was found guilty on Friday of discrimination against Moroccans, but acquitted of hate speech in a closely watched trial ahead of next year’s key election. The judges also dismissed the prosecution’s request to impose a 5,000 euro fine on the far-right MP, whose Freedom Party (PVV) is eying an upset victory in the March 2017 polls. “In this case, the most important question is whether Wilders has crossed a line.

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