Lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops starts today in court his advocacy on behalf of Geert Wilders. Yesterday, the prosecutor demanded a fine of 5,000 euros for the politician for his "less, less' statements.
The prosecutors consider it proven that Wilders has perpetrated group insult and inciting hatred and discrimination during two meetings in March 2014. Wilders' lawyer today trying to clarify why the politician should be acquitted, according to him.
Wilders called the fine of 5,000 euros yesterday an " insane demand ". According to the PVV leader makes the claim him only stronger: ,, I have to say it like it is. The head in the sand stabbing is cowardly. ''
By Editors AD: Photo: ANP / Remko de Waal