Wilders MP suspended over burka scum

16th July 2011, Comments 0 comments

Geert Wilders’ anti-Islam Freedom Party has suspended one of its MPs for describing a number of women dressed in burka as “scum” in a clip he posted on the internet.

MP Sam van Rooy taped the women in a shopping centre in Scheveningen, near The Hague, and posted the video on YouTube. The footage has since been removed.

“This clip goes much too far”, a PVV spokeswoman said. “It is regrettable that these women wear a burka and we do like to see a burka ban, but these women are not scum. We deeply regret this incident.” cl

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