This morning, June 23, 2011, the Court of Amsterdam has acquitted Geert Wilders of all charges.
“I am delighted with this ruling,” says Geert Wilders. “It is a victory, not only for me but for all the Dutch people. Today is a victory for freedom of speech. The Dutch are still allowed to speak critically about islam, and resistance against islamisation is not a crime. I have spoken, I speak and I shall continue to speak.”
Wilders, 47, was charged with inciting hatred and insulting Muslims, for calling the Koran “fascist” and comparing it to Adolf Hitler’s book “Mein Kampf” in 2007. A year later, his movie “Fitna,” urged Muslims to rip out “hate-preaching” verses from the book.
June 23, 2011