The right decisions whether to continue against the Dutch politician Geert Wilders on charges of inciting hatred against Muslims.
The Dutch court has decided to continue the political process Geert Wilders for inciting hatred and discrimination against Muslims, has rejected the proposal to dismiss the case.
The presiding judge on Wednesday rejected most of the arguments of the defense, challenged the jurisdiction of the courts to investigate the matter first, and so that the prosecutors were involved in the dispute.
In June 2008, prosecutors initially rejected by dozens of complaints from Wilders, but were forced to appeal against the decision to build a case against him in 2010. Wilder has been accused of insulting Muslims by comparing Islam to Nazism.
The case has attracted wide attention, not only because of controversial statements Wilders’ but also the growing influence of the Freedom Party, which supports the minority government of the key issues.
Wilders has argued that he exercised free speech when he criticized Islam and had earned the right to request that the matter last month. But in reading the Court Judge Marcel van Oost, said the case would proceed.
The indictment focuses on the short film Fitna, Geert Wilders, who catapulted to international fame in 2008 in which he mixes verses of the Koran with images of September 11, 2001, attacks in New York.
In the film, he also compared the the Holy Quran to Mein Kampf of Hitler.
Wilders’s lawyers have argued that the film is distributed across servers in the United States, and published in the Netherlands, but van Oosten said that though so his goal is the Dutch public.
"The film is given its content, and Dutch subtitles, which is intended for a Dutch audience," he told the court.
However, the judges are in agreement with the defense as part of the charges against Wilders should be abandoned.
The judges said that citations in the same indictment, the prosecutor goes beyond the series of commercials by the Court of Appeal in Amsterdam.