Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders hands out “self-defence sprays” to women, as his Freedom Party soars in polls.
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- 23 January, 2016 Dutch MP stirs anger in anti-Islam’pepper spray’ rally Tensions over Europe's migrant crisis bubbled over in a Dutch town Saturday as far-right politician Geert Wilders handed out fake pepper spray, saying women must defend themselves against Muslim men. Wilders, whose Freedom Party (PVV) only holds 12 seats currently in the 150-seat Dutch […]
- 11 March, 2017 Dutch debate role of Islam as key polls loom The Essalam mosque -- the biggest in The Netherlands -- hosted the evening, which comes as the Freedom Party (PVV) of far-right anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders appears set to emerge as one of the largest in parliament in Wednesday's vote. Wilders has vowe...
- 8 July, 2009 Geert Wilders – the Next Dutch PM? The Dutch Party for Freedom led by Geert Wilders tops opinion polls. Wilders set off Muslim protests by making a movie linking Islam with terror.
- 4 December, 2016 Report: Dutch secret service investigated far-right leader’s ties to Israel The reason for the probe, local daily says, was concern that Geert Wilders is 'influenced by Israeli factors.' Wilders’ anti-Muslim Party of Freedom is likely to be a leading member of the next government.
- 21 March, 2017 Official Dutch results confirm win for Liberals The Netherlands formally confirmed Tuesday the results of last week's general election won by ruling Prime Minister Mark Rutte's Liberals, as political horse-trading gathered pace to form a coalition government. The final tally from Wednesday's vote g...