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‘Fewer Moroccans’-process against Wilders resumes

After nearly seven months of delay, resumed in The Hague, the trial against Dutch politician Geert Wilders, under the leadership of new judges. The PVV-leader is in appeal rightly for his ‘fewer Moroccans’-statements from 2014.

In may wraakte he’s justices of the court, which, according to him, the appearance of partiality had piqued. [Jurist] gave Wilders equal and persuaded the judges of the case.

Wilders and his lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops defendants there at that time that the court their requests for research to be easily had rejected and, therefore, biased it seemed. The disqualification occurred on the first day of the trial, which the court eleven days had been freed.

New judges have over the past months on the matter prepared. They begin the process with four days of so-called regiezitting, in preparation for the substantive handling of the case.

The district court sentenced the politician in 2016 for groepsbelediging and inciting discrimination against Moroccans, but he got no punishment is imposed. Both Wilders and the Public Ministry signed an appeal against the judgment.

The process takes place in the extra-secure courtroom at amsterdam airport Schiphol.

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