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Dutch anti-Islam politician can't defend himself by arguing his comments are true
This means telling the truth, even well documented, can still mean jail is coming.
So, apparently The Netherlands are already back in the dark ages.
"Prosecutors: Dutch anti-Islam politician can't defend himself by arguing his comments are true," from The Associated Press, October 12:
AMSTERDAM -- Prosecutors say Dutch politician Geert Wilders cannot defend himself on hate speech charges by arguing that remarks he has made critical of Islam are true.
They say there is no general agreement about the nature of Islam and his statements are only his opinion....
Prosecutor Birgit van Roessel said at the start of her closing arguments Tuesday that the right to freedom of speech has limits, including when it infringes too far on the right of freedom of religion....
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