Skip to comments.Breaking: Geert Wilders Not Guilty on All Counts !
Posted on 10/15/2010 10:33:52 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Dutch News reports:
The public prosecution department on Friday afternoon stated that Geert Wilders is not guilty of discriminating against Muslims. Earlier on Friday it announced he should also be found not guilty of inciting hatred.
Prosecutors Birgit van Roessel and Paul Velleman reached their conclusions after a careful reading of interviews with and articles by the anti-Islam politician and a viewing of his anti-Koran film Fitna.
They said comments about banning the Koran can be discriminatory, but because Wilders wants to pursue a ban on democratic lines, there is no question of incitement to discrimination as laid down in law.
On the comparison of the Koran with Mein Kampf, the prosecutors said the comparison was crude but that did not make it punishable.
Dealing earlier on Friday with incitement to hatred, Van Roessel and Velleman said some comments could incite hatred against Muslims if taken out of context, but if the complete text is considered, it can be seen that Wilders is against the growing influence of Islam and not against Muslims per sé.
On Tuesday, the prosecutors said the MP should not be found guilty of group insult.
The public prosecution department was forced to take the case by the high court after anti-racism campaigners protested at its refusal to prosecute Wilders.
Good news, not just for what was once the Dutch Republic, but for liberty everywhere.
Hehehehe, remember it was Muslims who flew the planes on 911. O’Rielly said so on the View and I for once agree with him.
Disgraceful and disturbing that it happened in the first place.
GREAT NEWS. The marxist, jihadists and the politically correct capons are deeply saddened
That’s not true! The brilliant Joy and Whoopie said it’s not and they walked out to prove it!
Awesome. I wish her were our POTUS. No one in America has his guts.
Great news! The DU not happy today I bet!
Who can he sue ?
He still needs to be very careful.
Seems like the muzzies are pretty good at inciting hatred against them On their own and don’t need any help
A victory for free speech and a defeat for Islamo Fascists everywhere!! Way to go Geert!!
So, I wonder when they are going to invite Geert to appear on the View?
There are many tapes aka their last testament...in case we weren't sure of their intentions??
A huge win for liberty and free speech over there.
I think this is a second thread on this but glad you have it in Breaking News. Needs to be here for this is a fine victory and we need to see good news often these days! Thanks.
“For any of you who want to send him a note of congratulations...http://www.geertwilders.nl/
Me, too. Thanks for the link.
I predict riots by outraged Muslims.
Well, why not, when they mean to kill or convert him and all the rest of the Dutch people?
Just a rhetorical question, you know.
I don’t understand what any of it means! I could press a button after filling out a message and it could cause Helen Thomas to call me! Do not want!
I think Whoopie will beat him up. Or worse.
Man, that's cold!;-)
True! Surprised “rage boy” hasn’t shown up.
Keep pushing and prodding. Get the legal and PR teams together then hold casting calls for more candidates to provoke more such cases. The ACLU recruited John Scopes in advance for the planned Scopes case. The Montgomery NAACP recruited their secretary Rosa Parks for the bus boycott.
This has to become a weekly event in Holland from now until the law is voided.
This is good. Glad to read that he has won this day. I pray for his well being. The Muslim’s, and their “Today is a good day to die” head whackin’, bomb burstin’ “right” have got to be stopped, whatever it takes.
Attended his presentation at Chapman University some time ago....
He is a Very good presenter of the facts .
***Hehehehe, remember it was Muslims who flew the planes on 911. ORielly said so on the View and I for once agree with him.***
It was fun to see two sets of eyes roll, heads almost explode, the inability to make comperehensive rebuttals to O’Rieley’s statement.
Those two old haggs developed vapor lock of the brain and walked out on their own show!
Wilders went on trial after a court ordered prosecutors to press charges, overruling their original stance that the MP was protected by the right to free speech.The prosecutors didn't want to try him in the first place. The court ORDERED them to prosecute anyway.
Despite the request from prosecutors for the charges to be dropped, the court can still convict and imprison or fine the MP. He can keep his seat in parliament if convicted, however.
How many will self-censor so as not to go through the ignominy of a trial of this kind?
“Not guilty” is not enough.
Are you telling us :
1) His trial will continue?
2) The National Review headline is WRONG ?
I’m saying that the Netherlands does not have the same system as the US. The prosecutors’ statement is not binding on the court. The court will still make a decision on November 5. It’s not necessarily over, although the prosecution’s statement helps a lot.
Thanks for the link - I just sent him a message of congratulations.
How long will it be before they’ll bomb the courthouse and the judges will have to be under 24 hr security?
He’s one pf threal men left in this world, from the time when ships were wood and men were iron.
- - - and could write without typos.
“The brilliant Joy and Whoopie “
The intellectuals of our age.
If Holland has any sense, it will deport the source of the problem and block the borders so no more come in.
The Dutch "establishment" opposes that. I suspect the scam that has occurred throughout Europe is that the business elites were threatened with being excluded from Muslim countries unless their countries allowed unlimited Muslim immigration.
Wilders had a good defence, what he said was true fact. And anyone who wants to ignore the blood on the sidewalk is an idiot,and an awaiting victim.
The Dutch had better sharpen their own knives, if not, they will be slaughtered by the thousands.
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