Wilders urges premier to stand up for his own people

PVV leader Geert Wilders’ anti-refugee, anti-Islam comments have caused many ruffled feathers in the immigration debate in the Tweede Kamer, lower house of the Dutch parliament, this week.

According to the PVV leader, the refugees are safe enough in the … Read the rest

Wilders to show cartoons of prophet on TV

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders said Wednesday he plans to show cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on Dutch television after Parliament refused to display them.

Wilders said he would show the cartoons during television airtime reserved for political parties, in … Read the rest

Wilders rallies thousands of PEGIDA followers

Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders rallied thousands of PEGIDA followers in eastern Germany Monday to counter society’s “Islamisation”.

The “Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the Occident”, founded half a year ago in the city of Dresden, had aimed to top … Read the rest

Support for Geert Wilders doubles after Paris attack

Support for the anti-Islamic Freedom Party (PVV) of Dutch politician Geert Wilders has jumped to its highest level in more than a year after the Islamist militant attacks in Paris.

Wilders, known for his cool rhetoric, said after the Paris … Read the rest

Marine Le Pen fails to form conservative group in EU parliament

Marine Le Pen has failed to find support in the minimum of seven European Union countries for her conservative group, the European Alliance for Freedom.

Le Pen and Geert Wilders of the Dutch Freedom Party did not gain enough allies

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Le Pen causes stir with Ebola and migration comments

Dutch politician Geert Wilders on Thursday dismissed a comment by his political ally Jean-Marie Le Pen that the ebola virus could address Europe’s immigration problem.

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Jean-Marie Le Pen

At a cocktail party before an election rally in Marseille on Tuesday … Read the rest

Geert Wilders riding high

geertDutch right-wing leader Geert Wilders is riding high ahead of this month’s European Parliament elections, hoping to destroy from within what he calls the ‘monster of Brussels’.

The platinum-haired Wilders in November announced “the start of the liberation of Europe” … Read the rest

FN triumphs in local elections

Le Pen and Wilders
Le Pen and Wilders

France’s National Front party dealt a major blow to the ruling Socialists Sunday after several of its candidates took prime position in the first round of local elections.

According to preliminary results from the interior ministry, … Read the rest

Dutch fear rise in immigration after EU law changes

schengenLodewijk Asscher, deputy prime minister of the Netherlands, this month warned that migration from eastern Europe threatened his country’s wages and social welfare policies.

In his home country Bulgaria, Viktor, a logistical engineer, earned €350 a month as head of … Read the rest

Afrikaans becomes a campaign issue in Dutch election

Geert Wilders

Shutting the Netherlands down on Sundays, protecting Afrikaans and living a work-free life are some of the more offbeat policies being put forward by Dutch parties ahead of Wednesday’s vote.

A whopping 21 parties are contesting parliament’s 150 … Read the rest

U.S. groups also sponsor Geert Wilders of Dutch Freedom Party

Geert Wilders

(Reuters) – Anti-Islam groups in America have provided financial support to Dutch politician Geert Wilders, an anti-immigration campaigner who is seeking re-election to the Dutch parliament this week.

While this is not illegal in the Netherlands, it sheds … Read the rest

Anders Breivik’s ideas ‘are almost mainstream in many European countries’

Anders Breivik in court in April 2012Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik may have failed to ignite a race war with Muslims, but he succeeded in stoking anxieties about the stability of Europe’s increasingly diverse societies.

Though his talk of an international underground of killers – … Read the rest