Source: BBC News
On April 13, 2005 BBC News reported, "The alleged killer of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh has made his first appearance in court.
Mohammed Bouyeri, 27, faces charges of murder, terrorism, possession of an illegal firearm and impeding democracy.
Mr Van Gogh was killed after his film about the treatment of women in Islamic society was shown on television.
Mr Bouyeri was seized by the police shortly after the killing. He could be sentenced to life if found guilty.
Described by prosecutors as an Islamic extremist, Mr Bouyeri demanded "a more nuanced and professional" attitude from his accusers."