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Netherlands

2022

02

Jul

Hollanda köle ticareti

Dutch central bank apologizes for role in slave trade

The Dutch central bank (DNB) on Friday apologized for its role in the 19th century slave trade and said it would fund projects to raise awareness of slavery and to mitigate the effects it still has on people. DNB’s apologies followed an independent investigation published in February which showed that many of its early directors […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: TRT

19

Jun

hollanda-srebrenitsa

Dutch government apologizes to soldiers turned a blind eye to Srebrenica genocide

The Dutch government formally apologized Saturday to soldiers who were sent as U.N. peacekeepers to defend the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica with insufficient firepower and manpower to keep the peace. The soldiers — veterans now — were overrun by more heavily armed Bosnian Serb forces led by Gen. Ratko Mladic who went on to massacre […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: BBC , AA , APNews

12

May

Hollanda-hata

1,675 children removed from parents in Holland

A total of 1,675 children were placed out of their parents’ homes as a result of the childcare allowance scandal, NU.nl reported based on figures Statistics Netherlands (CBS) released on Wednesday. In that scandal, the Tax Authority wrongly accused thousands of parents of fraud, reclaimed their childcare allowances, and left them in financial difficulties. This […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: AA

07

Feb

Hollanda polisi ırkçı taciz

The racist attacks on the Turkish family were called the mischief of the youth

A Dutch-Turkish single mother and her 15-year-old son faced so much harassment, racism, and discrimination from a group of teenagers in Giethoorn that they’ve decided to move. The incidents continue, despite multiple reports to the police, Public Prosecution Service (OM), and the municipality of Steenwijkerland, which covers Giethoorn, Zembla reports. The investigative program has images […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: TRT , BBC , NLTimes

2021

24

Nov

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Dutch COVID-19 patients transferred to Germany as hospitals struggle

The Netherlands started transporting COVID-19 patients across the border to Germany on Tuesday to ease pressure on Dutch hospitals, which are scaling back regular care to deal with a surge in coronavirus cases. A patient was transferred by ambulance from Rotterdam to a hospital in Bochum, some 240 km (150 miles) east, on Tuesday morning, […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: TRT , Reuters

23

Nov

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Violent anti-lockdown protesters are idiots, says Dutch Prime Minister

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday lashed out at “idiot” rioters who rampaged through cities across the Netherlands this weekend when protests against coronavirus restrictions turned violent. More than 100 people were arrested during three nights of violence, which saw police open fire at rioters in Rotterdam on Friday. “This was pure violence disguised […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: Sputnik , Reuters

30

Oct

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Dutch Tax Office violated data privacy

Dutch Tax Office violated data privacy The Dutch Tax Service had erroneously blacklisted tens of thousands of people. It violated the data security of tens of thousands of people it blacklisted. The Dutch Personal Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens – AP) announced in its report published today that the Department violated the data privacy of […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: TRT

18

Oct

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Dutch municipalities ‘unlawfully’ investigating mosques

The investigations are being carried out secretly by at least ten municipalities through private companies in the Netherlands, local media reported. Some city governments in the Netherlands have been secretly investigating mosques and Muslim institutions through private companies, local media reported. Dutch daily NRC reported on Saturday that at least 10 municipalities in the country […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: TRT , BBC , TRTWORLD

29

Sep

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Dutch police arrest politician over suspected plot to murder PM

Dutch police have arrested a politician in the Hague on suspicion of involvement in a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Mark Rutte. The prime minister’s security service said Arnoud van Doorn, the leader of The Hague Unity Party, was arrested on Sunday. He “displayed suspicious behaviour” as he walked through the same area of the […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: , BBC

23

Sep

Border police can ethnically profile people, Dutch court rules

A Dutch court ruled that border police can use ethnicity as one of the criteria for selecting people for checks at the border, a legal defeat that rights activists immediately promised to appeal. The decision on Wednesday came in a case brought against the government by two citizens, backed by rights groups, who argued that […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: , Aljazeera