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Geert Wilders: Europe's Most Dangerous Man?

A profile of controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders, known for his anti-Islamic stance. The film follows him on the campaign trail in the 2010 Dutch general election.

He was once refused entry to Britain. He has called for the Qur'an to be banned and has proposed a tax on wearing headscarves. And he is also the first politician ever to stand trial on charges of 'incitement to hatred'. Geert Wilders, instantly recognisable for his quiff of platinum blond hair, is one of Holland's most controversial and well-known politicians and, some argue, Europe's most dangerous man.

Bafta-winning filmmakers Mags Gavan and Joost van der Valk follow Wilders on his campaign trail during the recent Dutch elections, meet members of the international anti-Islamic network who support him, and find out about a conspiracy theory promoting the belief that Europe is being taken over by Islam.

With anti-Islamic, anti-immigration parties on the rise all over the European continent, why has Wilders, on the brink of real power in the Netherlands, become the poster boy for the far right?

1 hour

Last on

Sun 20 Feb 2011 18:00

Credit

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Paul Woolwich

Broadcasts

  • Mon 14 Feb 2011 19:00
  • Mon 14 Feb 2011 23:20
  • Tue 15 Feb 2011 00:05
  • Sun 20 Feb 2011 18:00

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