Will Geert Wilders Be Acquitted?

Baron Bodissey
Gates of Vienna
10/8/2010

A couple of days ago it seemed all but impossible that Geert Wilders would be acquitted of the hate speech charges against him. But the presentation of the witness testimony seems to have caused a shift in the wind.

Our Flemish correspondent has translated the latest from Elsevier. He includes this note:

It seems the quite convincing witness reports by Hans Jansen, Simon Admiraal, and Wafa Sultan, as read out in court, have made the plaintiffs nervous. Now they are openly worried that Wilders may actually be acquitted.

The rest is at Gates of Vienna.

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