The World from Berlin Wilders Acquittal a 'Slap in the Face for Muslims'

Controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders was acquitted of inciting hatred against Muslims by a court in Amsterdam on Thursday. But the right-wing populist's statements and the verdict have reignited the debate over free speech.
A happy Geert Wilders leaves the courtroom in Amsterdam after his acquittal.

A happy Geert Wilders leaves the courtroom in Amsterdam after his acquittal.

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