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Wilders: No chance at fair trial in race baiting case
by Janene Pieters
PVV leader Geert Wilders expects that he will not be facing a fair trial when he appears in court for his "fewer Moroccans" statements sometime next year.
Wilders' lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops said this in a statement to the Telegraaf. He is concerned about the fact that the judge has only allowed 1 percent of research requests of Wilders' defense. According to the lawyer, these requests include further research by experts.
"The Defense has serious concerns about whether Mr. Wilders can perform an adequate defense in his criminal trial", Knoops said in the statement, according to the newspaper. "A correct representation of the context of Mr. Wilders' alleged statements is essential. To present these to the judge, he should get the chance to do the research he has asked for."
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