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.
- 3 April, 2016 Maldives police arrest reporters at press freedom rally Journalists held after police fire pepper spray at group demanding more media freedom outside presidential office.Powered by WPeMatico