PVV leader Geert Wilders is facing 136 compensation claims ahead of his trial for discrimination and inciting hatred, the AD reports on Thursday.

The public prosecution department is taking anti-Islam party leader Geert Wilders to court after he led supporters in an anti-Moroccan chant at a post-election meeting.

The complainants say they were damaged when Wilders made his discriminatory remarks. Lawyers are advising them to ask for no more than €250 in each case. However, this would amount to a total claim of €30,000, the AD says.

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