Wilders gets standing ovation in Melbourne

SBS 20 February 2013

Controversial Dutch MP Geert Wilders received two standing ovations in Melbourne during an hour-long speech in which he depicted a grim future for Australia under the rule of Islamic law.

Several hundred people who attended the speech were confronted by a large group of vocal protesters and some were pushed to the ground as they tried to enter the hall at Somerton to hear the Dutchman, who has round-the-clock protection.

Wilders has previously made denigrating statements about the prophet of the world's 1.5 billion Muslims. (continue reading...)