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28th Apr 2017

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Dutch prosecutor wants Wilders to pay €5,000

The Dutch public prosecutor demanded on Thursday that far-right anti-EU politician Geert Wilders payed a €5,000 fine for "insulting Moroccans as a group and inciting hatred of and discrimination against Moroccans". Wilders is on trial for eliciting the chant "fewer, fewer" from a crowd by asking if they wanted “more or fewer Moroccans”. The verdict is expected in December, mere months before national elections in March 2017.

Mob storms Macedonian parliament

A nationalist mob violently stormed parliament in Macedonia on Thursday, amid EU concern on police conduct during the attack.

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