Geert Wilders, chairman of the Freedom Party of the Netherlands is pictured at a press conference last month in Germany. This week, he tweeted a faked photo of a political rival with terrorists. Roberto Pfeil/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders talks to reporters at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July. The Dutch press has dubbed Wilders "the Dutch Donald Trump" because of his rhetoric against immigrants. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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For 'Dutch Donald Trump,' A Surge In Popularity Before March Elections

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The village of Volendam, north of Amsterdam, enjoys almost full employment. It overwhelmingly supports the far-right, anti-immigrant politician Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Freedom Party. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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A Prosperous Dutch Village Hopes For A Right-Wing 'Bit Of Revolution'

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Dutch parliament member Geert Wilders speaks last month in court in Schiphol, Netherlands, during the last day of his hate speech trial. Robin Van Lonkhuijsen /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders, centre, and his lawyer, Bram Moszkowicz, left, awaits the start of his trial inside the courtroom in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. MARCEL ANTONISSE/POOL ANP hide caption

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