Dutch agree coalition with support from anti-Islam party of Geert Wilders

September 29, 2010

wildersTwo Dutch parties have agreed to form a minority government coalition, with support from a far-right party whose leader Geert Wilders is on trial for inciting hatred against Muslims.

(Photo: Geert Wilders at a demonstration against the proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York , September 11, 2010/Chip East)

The parliamentary leaders of the VVD Liberal Party and CDA Christian Democrats reached agreement on Tuesday to form the minority government, the first in the Netherlands since 1939, with support in parliament from the anti-Islam PVV Freedom Party. Read the full story here.

The VVD and the CDA plan to govern with support in parliament from the PVV, which has called Islam a backwards religion and said the ‘islamisation’ of the Netherlands needs to be stopped. Christian Democrat unease over support by an anti-Islam party is casting a shadow over the deal.

Wilders, who has compared the Koran to Adolf Hitler’s book “Mein Kampf”, is on trial on charges of inciting hatred and discrimination against Muslims. The case will resume Monday.

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The whole world is waiting and watching and praying for Mr Wilders….even ex-pats from England and Europe, who are currently living in Australia and New Zealand. We know the horrific forces that seek to destroy the world and they are not just hatefilled Muslims!!! Yet, there are their share of haters in that community and all loving souls of any background should support this courageous knight at this time. Take your rightful place real males of Europe, at the helm, and your women will follow you. Let the show trial begin.

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