Via Gates of Vienna, Geert Wilders made his concluding remarks to the Amsterdam court where he is being tried for "inciting hatred." His crime: he made the film "Fitna" that quoted passages from the Koran, juxtaposed with images of Muslim atrocities, including 9/11 and Madrid, as well as with videos of Muslim leaders voicing hatred and pledging violence.
In short, Geert Wilders is on trial for telling the truth, that Islam is a totalitarian ideology that is violent and hateful. The Netherlands, like much of Europe, has become extremely intolerant of free speech, stating that the truth of the speech is not a defense against prosecution. Europe has become what the left wants to create here in the USA, to prosecute people for political reasons, for thought crimes, for voicing their opinions.
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