Dutch politician Geert Wilders was convicted of daring to question the number of Moroccan colonists being imported by the Dutch government into the Netherlands.
“Dutch member of Parliament Geert Wilders was convicted of ‘hate speech’ in court this week. His crime? Addressing a rally of his supporters earlier in the year where people were shouting ‘fewer’ when speaking of how many Moroccan immigrants they wanted in the country.”
Wilders responded by calling the conviction insane:
“Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders said his conviction on Friday of insulting a group and inciting discrimination was ‘insanity’ and said the three judges who handed down the ruling were “haters” of his far-right Freedom Party (PVV).
“‘Three PVV-hating judges declare Moroccans a race and convict me and half of the Netherlands. Insane,’ he wrote in a tweet shortly after the verdict.”
Geert Wilders’ full response:
Like all socialist utopias, dissent can not be allowed to interfere with the delusions of the powerful…