Tag: Geert Wilders

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders' trenchant anti-Islam views have seen him receive death threats

Geert Wilders for Breitbart: Muhammad is Coming to the Dutch Parliament

Later this year, the Dutch Parliament will be the scene of a unique and historic event. In the secured offices of my party, the Party for Freedom (PVV) in the building of the Lower House in The Hague, we will be hosting an International Muhammad Cartoon Contest.

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Populist Wilders Hails ‘Success’ in Dutch Local Elections

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The right-wing populist party of anti-Islam firebrand Geert Wilders has gained footholds for the first time in dozens of municipalities across the Netherlands, but has struggled in some key cities, according to results broadcast Thursday.

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GEERT WILDERS: Lessons from the East for the West

Self-loathing politicians and academics in the West should could learn much from the patriotic governments of Central Europe and the proud, self-confident societies they have fostered, writes Geert Wilders.

Dutch far-right Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders (L) takes a selfie with Heinz Christian Strache of the Freiheitliche Partei Osterreichs (FPO) during a press conference at the end of the first ENF (Europe of Nations and Freedom) congress in Milan on January 29, 2016. / AFP / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo …

Geert Wilders Under Investigation Again for ‘Incitement’

Dutch prosecutors are investigating populist firebrand politician Geert Wilders over an anti-Islamisation speech he made in Austria in 2015, for potential charges of incitement. Two years ago, Dutch Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders was invited by the anti-mass migration

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Migrant Party Wins Seats for First Time in Europe at Dutch Elections

A political party founded to serve the interests of immigrants in the Netherlands which has been accused of acting as apologists for the Turkish government has won seats for the first time, a major breakthrough that may set precedents for other such movements across Europe.

Dutch Turkish demonstrators hold Turkish flags as they gather outside the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, on March 11, 2017 after Netherlands refused Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu permission to land for a rally to gather support for a referendum on boosting Turkish president Erdogan's powers. Turkey promised to avoid the …

Erdogan Lashes EU Over ‘Anti-Islam Crusade’

Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused the EU of starting a “crusade” against Islam and said his country was no longer friends with The Netherlands, further souring relations.

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Dutch Elections: Pyrrhic Victory As Mainstream Party Clings to Power

Wednesday’s Dutch general election saw a collapse of support for mainstream parties including the conservatives (VVD) and their coalition partners, Labour, but not enough to hand victory to insurgent movements like Geert Wilders’s Party for Freedom (PVV). After polls closed