The public prosecution office has been told to look into whether people were pushed into making police complaints against Geert Wilders after his 'fewer Moroccans' chant in 2014.

On Thursday appeal court judges, who will hear Wilders' appeal against his conviction for inciting discrimination and hatred next year, said that the public prosecutor must look into the way the complaints were collected and at how the decision to prosecute Wilders was taken.

In total, some 6,500 complaints were made against Wilders after he led a crowd of supporters in the chanting after the local elections.

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