Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Dutch MP Geert Wilders banned from entering UK - UPDATED

February 11, 2009
From BBC News:
A Dutch MP who described the Koran as a "fascist book" has been banned from entering the UK amid fears his presence would endanger public security.

Freedom Party MP Geert Wilders was invited to show his controversial film - which links the Islamic holy book to terrorism - in the UK's House of Lords.

But Mr Wilders, who faces trial in his own country for inciting hatred, has been denied entry by the Home Office.
Mr Wilders said the move was "cowardly" but one peer said it was "welcome". Read more
UPDATE: Wilders refused entry to Britain, sent back to the Netherlands (Thanks Doctor E)

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