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Reclusive icon of far right reaches out to Dutch voters ahead of March 15 elections

Geert Wilders, who is sometimes called the "Dutch Trump", has promised to demand a Nexit referendum
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 05:50

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Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders campaigning in Spijkenisse, a suburb of Rotterdam, on Feb 18. How he fares in the March 15 elections could well signal how the far right and populist forces will do in pivotal ballots in France, Germany and possibly Italy later this year.

Spijkenisse, Netherlands

HE wants to end immigration from Muslim countries, tax headscarves and ban the Quran. He is partly of Indonesian heritage, and dyes his hair bright blond. He is omnipresent on social media but lives as a political phantom under police protection, rarely

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