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a vulnerability of the dutch legal system compared to Göring using the police in early Nazi Germany

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Feb 6, 2010 at 22:22

The legislation regarding hate crimes and the appeal right without need to indicate damages, new evidence or victims is a vulnerability of the dutch legal system. Let me compare this to Nazi-Germany: Göring became minister of the interior for the Prussia part of Germany. Prussia was by far the biggest part of Germany back then and included the capital Berlin.

As minister of the interior and head of the police he could have communist party members arrested and he did. Making political use of the impartial police force on the basis of existing laws utlimately got rid of the strongest political opposition. The legal system in the Netherlands is very much used in the same way to silence Wilders.

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