"Turkey and the Turkish community in Europe have always been a bulwark against terrorism and extremism. To say otherwise is to serve racism and Islamophobia," Turkey's Communications Director Fahrettin Altun said.
A criminal complaint has been filed in Ankara against the far-right politician over a tweet in which he insulted President Erdogan.
Fascism not in our book, it's in yours, Turkish President Erdogan tells Dutch politician Wilders over insulting caricatures as he renews his call for his French counterpart Macron to undergo mental checks.
Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders was found guilty of insulting a minority group during his 2014 election campaign. The Court of Appeal in The Hague however acquitted him from the charges of inciting discrimination and hatred.
Tendayi Achiume, the UN Special Rapporteur on racism, highlights what she calls the "Dutch paradox" – which is that the Netherlands' perception of itself as tolerant stops it making any further improvements.
Neo-Nazi groups call for gathering after far-right Vlaams Belang is excluded from government but the party itself has tried to distance itself from the march.
When Islamophobes convert to Islam, it's an opportunity for everyone to build bridges.
Writing a book on Islam changed Joram van Klaveren's views on the religion, and he converted last October, local media report.
Pakistan has complained to the Dutch government about far-right and anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders' plans to hold a cartoon competition depicting the Prophet Muhammad, and a conservative Pakistani party has demanded the Dutch ambassador's expulsion.
After the scandal resulting in the resignation of Dutch foreign minister who lied about meeting Putin, Dutch PM successfully comes out of no-confidence vote
Eurocentric populist parties may have failed to actually clinch a victory in national elections, but at the ballot boxes, 2017 has proven a bumper year for the region's far-right.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said regardless of who had won the Netherlands election, the views of Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders were widespread in Europe and were pushing the continent towards "wars of religion."
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