Court readies for Wilders racism case

Though justice has not yet decided to prosecute Geert Wilders, the court in The Hague is busy preparing for the trial against him.

This month justice will decide whether the PVV leader will be prosecuted for his statement about "less Moroccans" during an election meeting in a cafe in the Hague. A spokesperson for the Prosecutor in The Hague did not say on what date the decision to prosecute will be made, but based on an internally circulating rumor September is the target month, De Telegraaf reports.

Wilders asked attending PVV supporters the question "Do you want more or less Moroccans?" to which they replied by chanting "Less! Less! Less!". This caused an outcry in March. Throughout the country more than 5 thousand reports were filed against him for group defamation, discrimination and incitement to hatred.

In preparation for the possible prosecution of the PVV leader, the court in The Hague has appointed two judges for the trial - Elianne van Rens and Hubert Nijman


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