AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch court on Friday acquitted far-right Dutch populist Geert Wilders of inciting hatred or discrimination, although it said he may have intentionally insulted Moroccans as a group.
Overturning a conviction by a lower court, the appeals court also dismissed a prosecution request that Wilders pay a fine of 5,000 euros (4,463 pounds).
He had “already paid a high price for years for expressing his opinion”, the presiding judge said.
Reporting by Anthony Deutsch and Toby Sterling; Editing by Kevin Liffey
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