It was at a dinner party thrown by a pro-Palestinian activist thatÂ one of the judges trying Dutch politician Geert Wilders for alleged hate-speech against Muslims bumped into a witness and started to justify his efforts to silence the MP.
That witness has nowÂ blogged on the dinner party.
And so a sinister and farcical court case collapses. Not only has the prosecution itselfÂ called for Wilders to be found not guilty, now the judges have been dismissed.
Be very, very wary of laws that give judges the right to silence fellow citizens.
Meanwhile in Britain, from which the then Labor Government tried to ban Wilders:
Lutfur Rahman, the fundamentalist sympathiser sacked from the Labour Party for his links with a Muslim supremacist group and several powerful local businessmen, has been elected the executive mayor of Tower Hamlets, giving him almost complete power over a billion-pound budget, sources on both sides say.
More on Rahman and his new “Islamic Republic” of Tower HamletsÂ here.