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The Dutch Muslim Party (NMP) has dissolved, following the resignation of leaders Henny Kreeft and Jacques Visser. The two men, converts to Islam, started the party in 2007 with the purpose of decreasing the gap between Muslims and non-Muslims. The party had
little electoral success, winning no seats in the 2010 federal elections, with 0.5% of the vote. The party dissolved because “the
time is not ripe for a Muslim party in parliament”.