Geert Wilders

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Mar 6 '15 07:59

Prime Minister Mark Rutte thinks it is better if Dutch jihadists who traveled to join the fight in Syria and Iraq die there instead of returning to the Netherlands. He said this in the RTL election debate last night.

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Mar 5 '15 12:24

PVV party leader Geert Wilders will not be taking part in RTL's debate tonight due to being sick. He will also not be sending a replacement to debate on behalf of the PVV, RTL reports.

Marjolein Faber
Mar 3 '15 17:22

The PVV party's Gelderland leader Marjolein Faber is not resigning despite increasing pressure. Though a strict defender of political integrity, hiring her son's company to work on the party's website flouted Dutch rules meant to combat patronage assignments and pay-to-play politics.

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Mar 2 '15 08:08

Despite increased pressure on Marjolein Faber at the Eerste Kamer (Senate) elections, The PVV leader is not considering resignation, NRC reports.

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Feb 28 '15 15:15

Frisian PVV candidate Erna Cohen awoke Saturday morning to find her house, car, garden wall and the street defaced with bold, red and green graffiti accusing her of being anti-Islam, the Telegraaf reported. The house in Paesens was tagged with “PVV fascists,” while the street in front of her home says “Here resides Muslim haters” with an arrow pointing to the home.

Feb 26 '15 09:48

The SP and PVV is firmly opposed to the VVD, PvdA and D66's demand that all parliamentary parties disclose their financial activities over the past years. This is according to the Volkskrant, based on four separate anonymous sources.

Geert Wilders
Feb 18 '15 08:55

PVV leader Geert Wilders is pleased with Minister Bert Koenders' (Foreign Affairs) decision to withdraw the visas of three controversial Muslim preachers, who were scheduled to speak at a benefit in Rijswijk on March 8th. He does, however call this whole issue "incredible amateurism" of the Cabinet, the AD reports.

Geert Wilders
Feb 4 '15 11:40

Marjolein Faber became the leader of the PVV in the First Chamber elections. Faber has been in the Senate since 2011 and has been faction chairman since June last year. She is also the faction leader in the Provincial Council of Gelderland and is known as an anti-Islamist.

Jan 29 '15 13:04

The PVV departments in Flevoland, Zeeland, Noord-Brabant, Zuid-Holland, and Noord-Holland have removed the headscarf ban for civil servants from their election programs. In 2011 they still stated that officials, State members and deputies were not welcome in the Province House if they arrive with a headscarf. Now that point has disappeared.

Jan 16 '15 17:50

For the third time in since late December a PVV party official resigned from the party. Jan Kerkhoff, a provincial parliamentarian in North-Brabant, dropped out of the regional section of PVV because of his dissatisfaction with the party line and his dissatisfaction with party leader Anti-Islamist Geert Wilders.

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Jan 16 '15 11:41

The Belgian police shot two armed jihadists dead and arrested one in a Belgian city of Verviers late Thursday night. The armed men were part of a network which partly consists of returned rebel fighters from the Syrian Civil War. They were planning on attacking police stations and courthouses, according to Belgian police.

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Jan 14 '15 23:59

Labour party PvdA leader Diederik Samsom accused anti-Islam PVV leader Geert Wilders of being as manipulative as terrorists in parliamentary debate Wednesday night. Samsom said that Wilders “does precisely the same as what the terrorists do: spread hatred, fear and division.”

Jan 14 '15 12:57

The parliament is debating with Prime Minister Mark Rutte and several ministers on Wednesday about the terrorist attacks in Paris last week. The factions want to hear the Dutch government's views on the event and the readiness level to prevent and deal with such attacks in the Netherlands.

Rutte Hebdo
Jan 12 '15 12:29

The Netherlands is not at “war” with Islamist extremists, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday. He disagrees with PVV leader Geert Wilders assertion that the entire Muslim world has declared war on the west, he said during television show Buitenhof.

Geert Wilders
Jan 12 '15 11:57

The parliamentary influence of Partij voor de Vrijheid (PVV) has reached its low point since March 2014. Throughout the last year, only nine motions by PVV were accepted, just three percent of the motions submitted by the party, according to a Trouw newspaper analysis of data from parliament.

Geert Wilders
Jan 9 '15 18:19

Opposition members of parliament say they are concerned with the current state of security measures in the Netherlands. They want the government to prevent attacks similar to those in and around Paris this week, and to raise the readiness of the security forces. The Anti-Islam PVV party says they even want to deploy the army as part of a plan to beef up domestic secur

Geert Wilders
Dec 18 '14 14:32

PVV leader Geert Wilders finds it "incomprehensible" that the Public Prosecutor has decided to prosecute him, he said to ANP. The Public Prosecutor announced earlier today that Wilders will be prosecuted on the charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred.

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Dec 18 '14 10:49

The Public Prosecutor in the Hague has decided to prosecute Geert Wilders (PVV) on the charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred.

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Dec 8 '14 16:35

PVV leader Geert Wilders told the national Police today that he meant every word of the "fewer Moroccans" statements he made during an election day rally on March 19. The controversial politician also cited American activist Martin Luther King jr. in Wilders' own fight against what Wilders calls the "Moroccan problem."

Minister Lodewijk Asscher
Nov 27 '14 14:12

According to Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher, the PVV "crossed a new line" by "clearly and unambiguously" stating that "Muslims do not have the same rights as other Dutch citizens".

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Nov 26 '14 12:56

Former lawyer Bram Moszkowicz is facing hard days. If the judge rules against him, his assets will be publicly auctioned on December 3rd.

Nov 4 '14 13:56

Geert Wilders has been under protection for 10 years. "Broadly speaking, the threat remained at the same level in recent years, but the difference is that it now comes more from abroad than from inland", the PVV leader says.

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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.

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Oct 9 '14 11:13

The Public Prosecutor informed Member of Parliament Geert Wilders today that he is considered a suspect for inciting discrimination against Moroccans.

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