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Dutch MP hate speech trial 'far-reaching,' court hears

(FILES) IN this file picture taken on January 29, 2016 Dutch far-right Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders speaks during a press conference at the end of the first ENF (Europe of Nations and Freedom) congress in Milan. The hate speech trial of Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders opened in his absence on October 31, 2016, in a case that will test the boundaries of free expression ahead of parliamentary polls next year.Wilders's lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops read out a statement from his client at the st

 

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