Dutch politician hate speech trial to resume

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 5, 2010 14:46



AMSTERDAM — An Amsterdam court has ordered the hate speech trial of anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders to resume.




The Amsterdam District Court rejected Wilders' arguments that judges in his case were biased.




Wilders, who is enmeshed in negotiations to form a right-wing government, faces charges of inciting hatred against Muslims for remarks including comparing Islam to Nazism and for calling for a ban on the Quran.




A review panel ruled Tuesday there was little evidence judges were biased and ordered the trial to resume Wednesday.



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