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Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders to hold Prophet Muhammad cartoon competition

Counter-terrorism agency gives go-ahead to contest organised by party which wants to ban Islam

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An Australian protester outside a Sydney venue where Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders was speaking ( Reuters )

Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is to hold a Prophet Muhammad cartoon competition at his party’s parliamentary offices.

The Party for Freedom (PVV), which has previously called for the Quran to be banned, said the contest had been approved by the country’s counter-terrorism agency.

Drawings will be judged by American cartoonist Bosch Fawstin, winner of a similar competition in Texas three years ago that was targeted by two Muslim gunmen.

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The Independent

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