Dutch member of Parliament Geert Wilders, recognized for his far-right views on Islam and a bunch of different points, has come out in help of Sharma and referred to as for Indians to rally behind her.
Nupur Sharma solely spoke the reality, Wilders advised an Indian TV channel throughout an interview. He additionally lambasted Arab international locations essential of India, for his or her remedy of minorities. Calling such international locations “hypocrites,” Wilders mentioned they've the worst monitor document on this planet vis-à-vis human rights.
He additionally mentioned that “true” democracies like India and Netherlands want to say their sovereignties and stand as much as stress from Islamic nations.
“It's ridiculous that Arab and Islamic international locations are angered by Indian politician Nupur Sharma for talking the reality,” he mentioned in a tweet. “The entire Indian nation ought to rally round Nupur Sharma now and help her,” he additional mentioned.
Wilders revealed he has been receiving detah threats, together with from Pakistan and India, for defending Nupur Sharma.
He additionally mentioned he has been dwelling in protected environments ever since receiving dying threats after making a documentary on Quran, 17 years again.
A pacesetter of Netherland's Get together of Freedom and a long-time parliamentrian, Wilders is not any stranger to controversies.
He's recognized to carry radical views on Islam and Muslims, and has brazenly advocated measures to halt immigration of Muslims into Europe and Netherlands.
He has been criticised prior to now for his views on the Quran and the Prophet. He additionally referred to as for banning the Quran in Netherlands.
Alternatively, Wilders has been effusive in his appreciation for Israel.
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