Dutch politician Thierry Baudet, party leader of Forum for Democracy, was attacked with a bottle to the head two days before the Netherlands’ general election.
Mainstream outlets describe Forum for Democracy as “far-right” and “populist.”
According to the Associated Press, Baudet was taken to the hospital in Groningen after the assault.
Here’s footage of the attack (WARNING – GRAPHIC):
BREAKING: A national conservative Dutch politician Thierry Baudet, party leader of Forum for Democracy, has been attacked by bottle on the head two days ahead of Netherlands election
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) November 20, 2023
“Another assassination attempt on FVD chairman @thierrybaudet. A broken bottle in the neck can be fatal very quickly. The previous attacker was released after a few hours. Then you encourage these types of attacks!” political scientist Dries Van Langenhove said…