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

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

‘Tuigdorpen’: Word of the year

Amsterdam residents with a record of harassing their neighbors will be exiled, the city’s mayor announced. After being forced out, they will live under police supervision in special container housing units with only basic amenities.

­Authorities in the Dutch capital … 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

Dutch party upset over Pretoria street names

Martin Bosma
Martin Bosma

A Dutch political party has demanded action from the Dutch Cabinet in support of the retention of Afrikaans street names in Pretoria.

“The Netherlands Embassy situated in Queen Wilhelmina avenue should refuse to accept a new name,” the … Read the rest