Minister: Sharia4Holland might use violence
Justice minister Ivo Opstelten has told parliament "There is a risk that Sharia4Holland supporters could cross the line and use violence.” His remarks were in response to questions by the Freedom Party, after a man was arrested at the weekend following a hate speech.
A small group of Sharia4Holland members gave a speech on Dam Square in Amsterdam on Friday. A spokesperson for the group called Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders "this dog of the Romans”, who will be "dealt with” once the Netherlands becomes an Islamic state. He also warned lessons should be learnt "from the Theo van Gogh case'', referring to the Dutch filmmaker and Islam critic who was murdered in 2004. (...)