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Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders goes on trial

The Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders has gone on trial in Amsterdam accused of inciting hatred against Muslims.

"I am on trial, but on trial with me is the freedom of expression of many Dutch citizens," he told the court.

If found guilty, Mr Wilders faces up to a year in jail or a fine of up to 7,600 euros ($10,000).

  • 04 Oct 2010