Geert Wilders

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PVV leader Geert Wilders was found guilty of inciting discrimination at a rally in 2014 when he asked the crowd whether they wanted ‘more or less Moroccans’ in the country. Photograph: Michael Kooren/ Reuters

It’s market day in Almere, a Dutch town 30km east of Amsterdam. The central square is packed with shoppers, as locals stock up on the assortment of fr(...)

Image of Dutch populist anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders taken from his video: judges found  that  for a politician to be found guilty of such socially “polarising” crimes should be punishment enough. Photograph; AP

In electoral terms, the greatest gift the judges at his “hate speech” trial could have given Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders on Friday would hav(...)

Women wearing niqabs visit the senate on November 23rd in The Hague, Netherlands.  Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

The Dutch parliament voted on Tuesday to ban face veils in some public places, a law the government said was essential for security but which opponent(...)

Chancellor Angela Merkel: her success reflected in a remarkable 52 per cent popularity rating. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Like all political leaders, Angela Merkel has a dusty room where she deposits unwanted gifts from visiting dignitaries. Unlike other leaders, however,(...)

Leader of the far-right National Front party in France Marine Le Pen. Ms Le Pen is running for president in France. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

The one advantage a frying pan has over a fire is that there is still something between you and the flames. In thinking about whether, as a growing (...)

Photographs: Grzegorz Momot/EPA; Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg; Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images; Chantal Briand/AFP/Getty Images

If Brexit was the foreshock, this is the earthquake – a political upset of a different magnitude, with the capacity to reshape the entire global order(...)

In Russia Garry Kasparov, former world champion turned vocal opponent of Vladimir Putin, tweeted simply: ‘Winter is here.’ Photograph: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

Around the world some far-right and rightwing nationalist leaders have been reacting with glee to Donald Trump’s election as US president, while other(...)

Dutch far-right Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders: the case against him arises from comments he made about Moroccans during a rally in 2014. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty

Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders, whose trial for incitement to hatred against Moroccans began in his absence on Monday, sent judges an unrepentan(...)

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte: he  took the opportunity last weekend to condemn Geert Wilders’s election manifesto as arguably “a threat to the rule of law” while UN  high commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein dismissed Wilders’s promise   to close mosques, ban the Koran, and end immigration by Muslims, as “grotesque”. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

It was striking this week to hear the UN’s human rights chief launch a full-frontal assault on Geert Wilders and his call for the closure of all mosqu(...)

New British prime minister Theresa May makes a speech outside 10 Downing Street, London. Photograph:   Hannah McKay/PA

The appointment of Theresa May as British prime minister has brought a sliver of clarity to the complex process that has emerged from the British refe(...)

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