The visas for imams invited to speak at a charity fund-raising event in Rijswijk were cancelled because of 'public order concerns', the cabinet told parliament on Tuesday in a written briefing.

The meeting was due to be held in Rijswijk on March 8, but the Telegraaf reported that several imams accused of preaching hatred and encouraging jihad would be at the event.

The visas for a number of preachers were subsequently cancelled on the recommendation of the counter terrorism unit NCTV.

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