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EU calls Dutch anti-immigrant party intolerant

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By RAF CASERT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top justice official on Monday said a Dutch party backing the country’s minority government is fomenting intolerance after it launched a website where citizens can file complaints about central and eastern Europeans.

The website, which calls on people to report “central and east Europeans … for general nuisance, pollution and labor market displacement,” was launched last week by the nationalist Freedom Party of Geert Wilders, who is best known for his anti-immigrant and anti-Islam stance.

EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding blasted the website for “openly calling for people to be intolerant,” and said it contravenes the freedom of movement within the union.

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