anti-islam

Geert Wilders rally in Purmerend
Jan 11 '17 09:10

Anti-Islam nationalist party PVV will not be in the next Dutch government after the elections in March of this year, according to ING economists Martin van Vliet and Dimitry Flemming. In a report titled Much ado about nothing... probably, they list several reasons why they believe Geert Wilders and his PVV will not cause political earthquakes after the elections, Business Insider Nederland reports. 

Fire in an empty swimming pool building, set to be transformed into a mosque, on Multatulilaan in Culemborg, 28 Dec 2016
Dec 29 '16 13:40

Organization Muslim Youth Culemborg is as confused as everyone else about a possible motive for the b in the city on Wednesday night. The building was set to be turned into a mosque and a home base for young people in the Muslim community next year. "We never noticed in Culemborg people who are against the mosque", chairman Kamal Benmoghyt said to NOS.

Sep 12 '16 07:45

A total of 20 people were arrested around a not-very-well-attended Pegida demonstration in The Hague on Sunday. Among them was leader of the anti-Islam group Edwin Wagensveld, who was arrested again for wearing a swastika on his shirt

Jun 7 '16 16:30

Anti-Islam movement Pegida will be demonstrating in Breda on June 18th. The municipality approved the demonstration on the Kasteelplein, Pegida Nederland spokesperson Dewin Wageveld said to Omroep Brabant.

Apr 11 '16 07:37

A massive 54 counter-protesters were arrested during a Pegida rally in The Hague on Sunday. The anti-Islam movement was protesting against the Netherlands' asylum policy.

Feb 25 '16 10:48

Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan gave the go-ahead for anti-Islam movement Pegida to protest in the capital on Saturday. So far no counter-demonstration application was received, but according to the municipality, there are "concrete indications" that Pegida opponents will again try to disrupt the demonstration.

Feb 23 '16 14:50

Right-wing nationalist group Voorpost is calling on its supporters to join the Pegida demonstration in Amsterdam

Feb 9 '16 09:20

Hans Spekman, chairman of the PvdA, thinks that PVV leader Geert Wilders is "dangerous" to democracy and society with his statements and calls on the public to revolt against asylum seekers

Jan 11 '16 08:25

Anti-Islam movement Pegida plans to demonstrate on Dam square in Amsterdam on Saturday, February 6th. Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan will allow the demonstration

Nov 9 '15 07:32

The police arrested 32 people during the Pediga demonstration in Utrecht on Sunday. Both supporters and opponents of the anti-Islam movement were arrested. The arrests were made for a number of reasons, including refusal to follow police instructions, inability to provide an identity document and trying to disrupt the protest

Nov 6 '15 13:24

The municipality of Utrecht has rejected anti-Islam movement Pediga's request to hold a second protest in the city this weekend. "The risk of disorder is too great." Pediga will not be allowed to protest in the city on Saturday, but the protest already arranged in the Hogelandsepark on Sunday may go through.

Oct 19 '15 12:53

PVV leader Geert Wilders is taking his anti-Islam campaign to Australia. On Tuesday he will be the keynote speaker at the launch of a new political party, the Australian Liberty Alliance.

Oct 12 '15 10:20

Australian Muslim leaders have asked Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to withdraw PVV leader Geert Wilders' visa for his visit to Perth later this month. Wilders plans to visit Perth on October 20th to launch a new political party - the Australian Liberty Alliance - which advocates against the "Islamisation" of Australia.

May 4 '15 08:40

Two gunmen who opened fire outside a competition for the best cartoon depicting the Muslim prophet Muhammad near Dallas in the United States on Sunday. PVV leader Geert Wilders was the keynote speaker at the event. The police shot and killed both gunmen. A security officer was injured.

Oct 29 '14 09:09

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Saudi Arabia has closed down a sweets shop for selling offensive to Islam cakes.

May 30 '14 09:05

When Geert Wilders sent his anti-Saudi and anti-Islam bumper sticker to the Saudi Arabian embassy, he did so using official stationary of the Parliament. The use of the government’s logo angered Saudi officials who might have otherwise dismissed Wilders’ personal crusade, revealed Foreign Affairs Minister Frans Timmermans following this week’s cabinet meeting.

Mar 24 '14 08:00

Geert Wilders' party doesn't seem to entirely agree with everything he has said over the last week, as several PVV members have left the party.

Dec 30 '13 21:02

After Google cut-off a Gmail account created by PVV leader Geert Wilders for his Anti-Islam bumper sticker project, the politician registered a domain with Danish webhost One.com and used it to create a new email address for distributing the stickers. The hosting company says they do not have plans to follow Google's lead and shut down the account for offensive content, a company executive said.

Dec 27 '13 17:48

Google has deactivated the Gmail account politician Geert Wilders was using to spread his anti-Islam stickers.

Dec 20 '13 04:30

A tweet from PVV leader Geert Wilders featuring an Anti-Islam slogan written in Arabic has drawn the ire of many on the social network. Wilders, who last week told the BBC, ”A responsible politician I believe never stirs up any problems in any society,” was showing off a bumper sticker affixed to his office door.