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Support for Wilders’ proposal to ban Islam from public spaces

A proposal by Geert Wilders to ban expressions of the Islamic faith in public spaces, has been welcomed by a large percentage of Dutch voters.

Published: September 26, 2018, 3:50 pm

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    According to Wilders “almost 40 percent of all Dutchmen – millions of people – support the law I proposed this week in the Dutch Parliament to ban Islam from public space: no more Islamic schools, no more mosques etc.” He added: “Fantastic! Soon we’ll have a majority to stop islam!”

    NU.nl reported that the proposal was met with loud disapproval by mainstream lawmakers when Wilders put it forward his on the first day of the General Considerations parliamentary debate on government plans and budgets for 2019.

    “Despite all the hatred and opposition, I have the support of the Dutch people. That’s the only thing that matters,” Wilders said.

    Mosques, Islamic schools, the Koran and burkas should not be part of the the Netherlands, he said. “Let us strengthen our rule of law by putting our ideology above Sharia”, Wilders said. “Out of love for the Netherlands. Out of love for our freedom.”

    During the debate in Parliament, Wilders recalled the offensive and outright racist remarks by DENK leader Tunahan Kuzu: “A party from our midst said this summer that Dutch people should fuck off if they do not like the multicultural society. That was Mr. Kuzu from the faction of DENK.”

    DENK was founded by Tunahan Kuzu and Selçuk Öztürk, two Turkish-born members of the House of Representatives, after leaving the Labour Party on 13 November 2014. In their political manifesto, they called for the establishment of a movement for migrants and a “racism registry”.

    Wilders continued: “I would like to say to him: fuck off yourself. You are the poison in this society and democracy. This is our country, not your country. Your country is Turkey.”

    Kuzu said that he was a “Dutch citizen” and a “Dutch parliamentarian” but quickly added how offended he was by the cartoon competition that Wilders had proposed, suggesting that he was not Dutch in the real sense of the word after all. “At the same time, you ask for cartoons that insult people to the bone. How can you set yourself up as guardian of freedom if you want to ban parties, ban the Koran and close mosques?”

    The popular Wilders pointed out that “giving freedom to Islam is suicide”.

    He also had harsh words for the Rutte government, berating them for restoring ties with Turkey after 18 months of diplomatic tension and allowing immigrants and asylum seekers into the Netherlands.

    He suggested that Prime Minister Mark Rutte had lost his mind because he “allowed 400 thousand non-western immigrants in the Netherlands in five years”.

    Wilders was scathing in his comments. “Open borders cause Islamisation. The Netherlands isn’t the Netherlands anymore,” he said.

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