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‘Populists & political fantasists:’ Senior UN official compares Wilders, Trump, Farage to ISIS
A top UN official has launched a broad attack on a mix of US and European politicians, beginning with Netherlands’ Geert Wilders and progressing as far as Nigel Farage and Donald Trump, while covertly comparing them to Islamic State terrorists. Read Full Article at
683 points by Russia Today | Populism Malcolm Pearson Baron Pearson of Rannoch President of the United States Geert Wilders Republican Party Donald Trump United Kingdom Independence Party Nigel Farage
UN rights chief blasts 'demagogues' Trump and Wilders
Zeid Raad al-Hussein says rhetoric of Trump and Wilders, among others, "can descend rapidly into colossal violence".
1062 points by Al Jazeera English | Populism Geert Wilders Donald Trump Iraq Islam Malcolm Pearson Baron Pearson of Rannoch Abuse Violence
Dutch populist leader: Moroccan immigrants 'scum'
Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders said "there is a lot of Moroccan scum in Holland who make the streets unsafe" while speaking in Spijkenisse, Netherlands.
32 points by CNN | Populism Referendum Europe Party for Freedom Geert Wilders Arabic language Asia Middle East
World briefs: After 10 years, Ecuador votes for a president
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuadoreans go to the polls today to elect a successor to President Rafael Correa, the mercurial, charismatic leftist whose social welfare and highway projects earned him widespread support among the poor but whose authoritarian tendencies over a decade in power raised the ire of human rights and media freedom backers.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Ecuador Rafael Correa Vladimir Putin Geert Wilders Election Voting Prime minister Russia
Malaysian police arrest North Korean man in connection with Kim Jong Nam murder
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police said on Saturday they had arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
238 points by Reuters | Reuters Thomson Reuters News agency Investment Finance Mutual fund Hedge fund Geert Wilders
Conway denies she sent ‘Love You’ tweet to white nationalist
Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway showed some love to a Twitter user who appears to identify as a white nationalist.
1236 points by Daily News | Geert Wilders President of the United States Matt Lauer Franklin D. Roosevelt Federal government of the United States NBC News Today Thomas Jefferson
Brexit & Trump signal return of ‘fascist tradition,’ says archbishop of Canterbury
Brexit and the election of US President Donald Trump signal the revival of nationalism and even fascism across the globe, the archbishop of Canterbury says. Read Full Article at
512 points by Russia Today | President of the United States Archbishop of Canterbury Politics Geert Wilders President Federal government of the United States Bishop Fascism
'Our people first:' Ban has fans in Europe
President Donald Trump's bid to keep the "bad dudes" out of America may have provoked global demonstrations, but that doesn't mean there's a lack of support for the travel ban among some Europeans.
3175 points by CNN | European Union Immigration United Kingdom Independence Party Spain Party for Freedom Donald Trump Geert Wilders Europe
Geert Wilders tweets fake picture of rival
Altered picture purports to show party leader Alexander Pechthold at rally with banners calling for rule of Islamic law.
701 points by Al Jazeera English | Party for Freedom Geert Wilders People's Party for Freedom and Democracy Pim Fortuyn Islam Dutch general election 2006 House of Representatives of the Netherlands Netherlands
Prosecutors summing up case in Wilders hate speech trial
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch prosecutors insisted Wednesday that the decision to put populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders on trial for hate speech was based purely on the law, countering Wilders' claims that the case is politically motivated.Putting Wilders on trial "is based on a thorough analysis of the law, the specific circumstances of this case and the use of all the expertise of the prosecutor's office," prosecutor Wouter Bos told a three-judge panel. "Nothing more, nothing less."
-2 points by Boston Herald | Dutch general election 2006 People's Party for Freedom and Democracy Hate speech Netherlands Lawyer House of Representatives of the Netherlands Party for Freedom Geert Wilders
Donald Trump Is ‘Dangerous’ for Global Stability, U.N. Rights Chief Says
Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the high commissioner for human rights, doubled down on remarks he gave last month condemning “nationalist demagogues.”
2899 points by The New York Times | United Nations Human rights Donald Trump Politicians Politician Ban Ki-moon Secretary-General of the United Nations Geert Wilders