Dutch migration activist given 4 month prison sentence for ‘incitement’

Today 22/01/13 Dutch migration activist Joke Kaviaar was handed a 4 month prison sentence by a court in Haarlem for ‘incitement’.

Joke says that she will appeal the decision at a higher court and that she will not silenced.

Joke’s support group 13 September, which was set up after Joke’s arrest have said that this sentence was expected given the current political climate in the Netherlands. Read their press release (in English) about the sentence here.

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