Geert Wilders to Face Trial for Inciting Racial Hatred

Sam Webb, Daily Mail, December 18, 2014

Dutch far-right populist lawmaker Geert Wilders is be tried for inciting racial hatred after pledging in March to ensure there were ‘fewer Moroccans’ in the Netherlands, prosecutors said Thursday.

‘The public prosecutor in The Hague is to prosecute Geert Wilders on charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred,’ prosecutors said in a statement.

‘Politicians may go far in their statements, that’s part of freedom of expression, but this freedom is limited by the prohibition of discrimination,’ it said, adding that no date had yet been set for the trial.

The case centres on comments Wilders made at a March 19 rally after local elections.

He asked his followers whether they wanted ‘fewer or more Moroccans in your city and in the Netherlands?’

When the crowd shouted ‘Fewer! Fewer!’ a smiling Wilders answered: ‘We’re going to organise that.’

In a later TV interview, he referred to ‘Moroccan scum’.

The remark led to 6,400 legal complaints being lodged across the Netherlands, and criticism was even voiced within Wilders’s own Party for Freedom.

In a written statement, Wilders says he ‘said what millions of people think and believe.’

Wilders says authorities ‘should concentrate on prosecuting jihadis instead of me.’

‘I do not retract anything I have said,’ Wilders, whose Party for Freedom (PVV) is leading opinion polls.

‘In my fight for freedom and against the Islamisation of the Netherlands, I will never let anyone silence me. No matter the cost, no matter by whom, whatever the consequences may be,’ he said.

Wilders is often reviled in Dutch immigrant communities for his fiery anti-Islam rhetoric.

In the past the flamboyant politician has compared the Koran to Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ and has called Islam a fascist religion.

He has become the target of death threats and who lives under 24-hour police protection. He has said he expects prosecutors to drop the charges.

A court in 2011 acquitted Wilders on hate-speech charges, ruling that he had targeted a religion, which is permitted under Dutch freedom of speech laws, rather than a specific ethnic group.

The far-right is on the rise across Europe, fed by disillusionment with the establishment, economic hardship and worries over immigration.

In Sweden’s neighbour Denmark, the Danish People’s Party has seen its support soar on a platform of tight immigration, tougher punishment for criminals and more welfare spending, apparently on track to become the country’s biggest party.

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  • JackKrak

    We use our laws against ourselves to benefit people who have no concept of the idea that the law is meant to protect.

    • Sick of it

      Our ENEMIES use our laws against us in order to destroy us, nation by nation.

      • See The Future

        Our enemies are the elected members of the government.

        • Realist

          We elected them.

      • Realist

        Our enemies use the god of Democracy to destroy us.
        When everyone can vote everyone loses.

    • NoMosqueHere

      The Dutch government keeps prosecuting Wilders as if he’s running the mafia.

      The crooked prosecutors and judges of Amsterdam should be on trial for running an anti white, anti human conspiracy. They are the enemy folks.

      Wilders is a heroic figure. The muslims have imposed numerous fatwas against him and his family. He is in constant danger of death. He deserves our total support.

  • Fewer Moroccans?

    They’d probably want to execute him summarily if he said what I think he should say, that there should be zero non-white permanent residents and furthermore it should be a Dutch ethnostate.

    • Aussie_Thinker

      Like in Dubai. Their control of citizenship is extreme. You either have it or you don’t, you can’t get it otherwise.

  • DaveMed

    It’s hard to overstate just how valuable the First and Second Amendments are. America just may actually be the greatest country in the world due to those two alone.

    • David Ashton

      “Until ‘hate speech’ is introduced by a politicized judiciary.”

      • Nonhumans

        Until we are forced to excercise our right and duty to dispose of our treasonous and destructive government. That day is on the horizon.

    • Robert Smith

      I’m afraid that a people to scared to use their first amendment guaranteed rights will be too cowardly to use their second.

      • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

        Perhaps. But, whereas people become scared to use their 1A rights because the consequences seem scarier than silence, once it comes to 2A time the consequences for not exercising them have generally become the scarier option.

  • superlloyd

    Glad to see his standing by his guns unlike the majority who cave in when under libtard media pressure. In this fetid PC climate it’s a crime to they speak often thought but seldom voiced truths in public.

    • David Ashton

      An example to us all. These craven and dishonest “apologies” do no good at all. “The direction of deference indicates the ruling power” (Spengler).

      • Sick of it

        AIPAC would agree.

    • See The Future

      When will America have a Geert Wilders or two or three in government?

      • antiquesunlight

        The closest we have, as far as I know, is Jeff Sessions and Mo Brooks, both from the great state of Alabama, and neither of them are likely to ever gain more power and influence than they already have. I am hoping the American Wilders will rise up soon. We need him badly.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    The Powers That Be have been trying to imprison Geert Wilders for thought crimes for years. Wilders prevailed in his trial over his comments about the Koran, and hopefully he will also prevail here. Even if he does prevail, the Powers That Be are sending the message to all — don’t question immigration and don’t question Islamification or risk imprisonment.

    • See The Future

      All of the politicians have been paid off. It is the only explanation. Follow the money.

  • David Ashton

    If he is convicted what will Amnesty International do about this non-violent prisoner of conscience? Free The Hague One – Now, Now, Now!

  • Sighisoara

    This is absolutely sickening. The Dutch people should be stringing up this public prosecutor. It’s so far beyond surreal that I’m having trouble believing such insanity is really happening.

    I do not understand why these governments are waging war on their own people, but that seems to be exactly what is happening.

    • See The Future

      Sickening is a very good term. Absolutely obscene.

    • Scott Rosen

      What’s amazing to me is that we are allowing a small Tribe of criminals to enforce this upon us.

  • SentryattheGate

    These parties are labeled “far right”(as if they are extremist and repulsive) yet they are the most popular parties in the UK, France, Germany, Denmark (?) and the Netherlands! It gives me some hope! But meanwhile, here in the US, not only are maybe 20 million illegals given amnesty, but Cuba will probably be sending hundreds of thousands to our shores (and welfare lines too)!

    • B.A_2014

      The Cubans that went to the US, not the mariel boat people but the ones that escaped before it, were mainly white, am I right?

      I wonder how many white people are left on that island.

      • IstvanIN

        Very few from the documentaries I have seen. Many blacks and the rest mixed-race. They don’t look like Cuban-American politicians or the Cubans I work with.

      • SentryattheGate

        I think you’re correct on both points.

        • Latino Nationalist

          If relations are finally established between the U.S and Cuba won’t that mean no more “Wet Foot Dry Policy.” I wonder if Cubans who are released from U.S jails will finally be deported. Could that be one of the reasons Miami is mad. Who’s to know.

    • Far right schmar right. The problem with Wilders, UKIP and the Swedish Democrats to me is that they’re not far right enough. And I know a lot of people reading these words have a big problem with Wilders because he “stands with Israel” and panders to Jews. At the very least, we know that Wilders takes to Muslims (not that he shouldn’t) but rarely to any other non-whites. And SD and UKIP are about on par with the more conservative half of the American Republican party, not that close to real ethnonationalism.

      Wilders, UKIP and SDs are however, worth voting for because they currently offer the best combination of manifesto and electability.

      • John Smith

        Far-right should be replaced with the term “very right.”

  • Doomispixulated

    The fact that 6,400 complaints were logged in the Netherlands is proof enough that Mr. Wilders is right.

  • IstvanIN

    The Moroccans already have their own country, their own culture, their own king, their own religion, and it is a bigger country than the Netherlands, so why do they need the Netherlands?

    • SentryattheGate

      Same old reason that immigrants almost always go to more successful places (which coincidentally? are white!).

      • John Smith

        Americans can’t even buy property in Mexico.

        • SentryattheGate

          I wish we wouldn’t sell our land to foreigners! China is sure buying a big chunk of US! And, yeah, Mexico doesn’t have the rule of law, so even if they did give you a title, it won’t guarantee you ownership! Plus they hate gringos anyway.

    • HE2

      We must view them for what they are, dispatched missionaries with a twist of “my way or the highway” fascism.
      No nation is allowed to be islam free.

      Islam’s messianic duty is to send out believers, infiltrate, dominate, and out-breed the infidel. How else can they reach their dream of a global caliphate?
      One Imam said “we will conquer them with our womens’ wombs.”
      Obola is putting his back into helping them as best he can.

  • dd121

    What a world we live in that attempting to rise up to defend your white cultural is a criminal act. I just hope there’s a special place in hell for the people who make those laws.

    • See The Future

      And the sooner they are sent there the better.

      • John Smith

        The prolifically breeding muslim invaders will send them there soon enough.

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    G.ert Wilders is a patriot, however he supports non Islamic immigration because he is worried that gays will have it tough. I guess he should also worry about the Africans and other non whites that are coming there, not just moooslems,

  • antiquesunlight

    Geert Wilders is a rock star. I like this guy more every time I read something about him.

    “In Sweden’s neighbour Denmark, the Danish People’s Party has seen its support soar on a platform of tight immigration, tougher punishment for criminals and more welfare spending…”

    Those Scandinavians sure do love their handouts.

    • John Smith

      The could get more if they didn’t have to share with the dregs of the third world…. The early socialists in this country were strongly anti-minority and pro-white and it’s only in a fairly homogeneous society where it could even have a chance to work.

  • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

    Are you sure we can’t elect Wilders here? I mean, we’ve already put one foreigner in the White House, so what the hell, right?

  • MekongDelta69

    Coming to an American town near you

  • A Freespeechzone

    This is but an example of where the Freedom of Speech is headed in this country unless things change.

  • “He has become the target of death threats and who lives under 24-hour police protection.”

    Made me think of the geneticist John Philippe Rushton, who when teaching at U.C. Berkeley had to work in an unmarked office and arrive and leave at odd times, due to the death threats from the champions of peace, love, tolerance and free speech.

    • BillMillerTime

      Are you thinking of Arthur Jensen? Prof. Jensen was at Berkeley; Prof. Rushton was at Univ of Western Ontario.

      • For a time Rushton was at Berkeley in there Education Department, ironically enough.

      • Reply 2: While I knew where both professors were based, I thought I had read about the on-marked office, etc, many years ago about Rushton, and when I saw some internet sites saying Rushton spent some time at Berkeley–I guess as a visiting lecturer, accurate or not, I don’t know–that seemed to confirm it. But after mulling it over, it seems much more likely that the long-ago article was about Jensen. So I have changed it over on my blog. I don’t want to be like our opponents, who have the luxury of making up ‘facts’ as they go along. Thanks much for the input, BillMillerTime.

  • Paleoconn

    The new lexicon: far right = what was normal politics 40 years ago. LePen may be to the left of De Gaulle, but she is branded as a fascist. The left successfully moves the goalposts. God bless Geert Wilders and the leaders of the other Far Right Patriot Parties of Europe.

    • Augustus3709

      Right? Compared to where we are today, Bill Clinton would have been described by the current leftist media as “intolerant and hateful”.

      Emotional Leftism is a progressive disease. At any given moment the only thing they “want” is the one thing they don’t have.

  • John Smith

    I don’t see anything wrong with what he said, but then I’m not a leftist with a sensitive mangina either.

  • OyVey00

    Moroccans are not a race.

    Also, Wilders is a pathological philosemite. But at least he knows his stuff on Islam.

  • Spikeygrrl

    Imagine that: in “the land of the free and the home of the brave,” when any public figure makes a comment that by a stretch might possibly be construed as racism, it has to be followed by a groveling-on-his-knees apologies if he is to retain even a little of his career. Yet here’s Wilders, PC be [email protected]€d, refusing even to retract his statements, let alone apologize for them.

    We need more like him on this side of the pond. LOTS like him.

  • LHathaway

    If you are university president, or on the faculty somewhere, you get paid to incite racial hatred. That is seemingly the reason for your job. Arousing hatred of whites is a ticket to respectability and being considered an educated and sensitive person.

  • David Ashton

    It is technically much better in the USA – BUT denial of media access and the “no platform” racket is a problem throughout the English-speaking world.

  • David Ashton

    I was about to buy a new Penguin paperback of “1984” for a promising young student friend, who hadn’t yet read it, but after looking through the introduction by Thomas “Toothy” Pynchon, decided against it. “Racism, sexism, transphobia, &c” = Double-plus crime-think.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      Rip out the intro. I have a recent copy of Galbraith’s 1929 book and the intro is written by his son. If I hadn’t known the father from other works, I would have put it down in disgust. I am glad I did not.

      • David Ashton

        I was quite young when I read “1984” and couldn’t put it down, almost literally, continuing to read it through the night with the bedroom light on. The material squalor in the story has disappeared, but the moral and metaphorical evils are around us in a more insidious form.

        • Usually Much Calmer

          Buy a used copy with a different intro or give her yours.

          • David Ashton

            Will do.

  • LHathaway

    The year 1984 in the US was strait out of ‘1984’.

  • saxonsun

    They do see what’s happening. The white race is running scared about nothing. We have allowed our own ideas about equality/democracy to destroy us.

  • Augustus3709

    These leftist goons probably are descended from cowards who avoided the battles and planned on joining whichever side won.

    • rebelcelt

      These politicians ae obviously getting paid by someone who wants to see Europe fail. It is International Corporations and the Central Banks. Mostly the bankers, they control the money and print what thy need to buy influence.

      • Augustus3709

        There must be a genetic component to it as well. Certain people are deeply afraid of all forms of organized strength. They seek to diminish and sabotage everything that they see as a threat to them.

  • WR_the_realist

    When free speech goes up against multiculturalism free speech always loses.

    That’s why a first amendment supporter must oppose multiculturalism.

  • rebelcelt

    ‘Politicians may go far in their statements, that’s part of freedom of expression, but this freedom is limited by the prohibition of discrimination,

    In other words, you have the right to the free speech we allow you to have.

  • Whirlwinder

    The “elite leadership” of Holland understands freedom in that it will unseat them from power. The people want to conserve their culture, history and lifestyle by getting rid of Islam. And rightly so, as Islam would turn Holland and the Eu into a cesspool of Islam and western civilization would become a byword and European peoples would not know who they are or who they were.

  • David Ashton

    Two good points, Veritas. The student is an intellectually gifted young lady, also sporting, musical, pretty and pleasant. I am however having second thoughts about recommending my old University Oxford (and certainly my old College Pembroke, recently celebrating Malcolm X and staffed with a gang of leftists) as the best destination for her.

  • David Ashton

    Exactly. “A generation betrayed into the hands of evil men & wimmin”. We shall see how it goes: in A/S Level History, she has been doing Fascism, the Middle East, Germany, USSR; English Literature includes D H Lawrence; Philosophy is fairly OK; and Psychology has a lot of biological data.

  • David Ashton

    Morocco certainly supplies the cannabis – and that can make people dysfunctional.