Dutch politician Wilder on trial for alleged discrimination

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Posted: Mar 18, 2016 4:39 AM

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Right-wing politician Geert Wilders appeared in court in Amsterdam on Friday for the start of his trial on charges of discrimination and inciting hatred against the Dutch Moroccan minority.

Wilders, who denies wrongdoing, could go to prison for as long as a year and fined a maximum of 7,400 euros ($8,400), if convicted.

(Reporting By Anthony Deutsch and Toby Sterling; Editing by Angus MacSwan)