Posts Tagged ‘dutch’

Smeared by ‘Israel lobby’? Dutch cartoonist scoffs after being branded ‘Nazi sympathizer’ over Netanyahu caricature

The caricature, published in De Volkskrant, a major Dutch daily, depicts the Israeli prime minister holding a stone labeled “anti-Semitism charges” in one hand and reading an indictment for corruption in the other. UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is opposite him, saying: “Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.” While the […]

Muslim Party Leader in the Netherlands Tells Dutch to Leave Their Own Country if They Don’t Like Diversity

Tunahan Kuzu, the political leader of the DENK party in the Netherlands, has caused some serious controversy, Dutch broadcaster NOS reports. “If they don’t like a changing Netherlands in which people with different cultures live… like in the city of Zaandam or the neighbourhood of Poelenburg, they should get lost,” Kuzu says in an interview. […]

Young Conservative Dutch Generation Rejects Radical, Destructive Judeo-Liberalism Of Parents

Young Dutch people in their 20s and 30s are far more conservative when it comes to issues like abortion and euthanasia than the generations before them, according to researchers at Tilburg University, breaking the long-standing trend of becoming more and more progressive, the researchers conclude: The researchers used data from a European study that has […]

Dutch government gives $2.76 million for restoring Jewish cemeteries

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — The Dutch government has allocated $2.76 million toward the maintenance and restoration of Jewish cemeteries in the Netherlands. Culture Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven announced the funding last week in a letter to the lower house of the parliament. Local Jews have trouble maintaining the graves because the community’s numbers never recovered after […]

Dutch Court Rules Pedophile Who Abused 24 Children Not ‘Entirely’ Responsible For His Actions

A Dutch court found a man guilty of sexually abusing 24 predominantly minor victims in the Gelderland village of Alem, but sentenced him to only three years in prison along with psychiatric treatment for his “condition”: The 46-year-old man was arrested in July last year after an 11-year-old girl told her parents that something strange […]

Memento mori: Dutch university DIGS GRAVE for students to reflect on life & death

The project uses “memento mori” – Latin for “remember you will die” – as its motto, offering a unique glimpse to what comes after death. The “purification grave” is – quite traditionally – an open hole in the ground in the garden behind the student church. It is equipped with a yoga mat and a […]

Frothing mad: Dutch Air Force douses 1st F-35A with corrosive firefighting foam by mistake (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The base’s firefighting tenders had been placed on standby for the salute prior to the stealth fighter’s arrival, and had been called to assist in an emergency involving an F-16 Viper earlier in the day. They then forgot to change back to water for the F-35 arrival ceremony. Right on time, the jet appeared at […]

Dutch family discovered living in cellar for nine years waiting for world’s end

   Authorities in the Netherlands have launched a major investigation after an apparent family of 7 was discovered living in the basement of an isolated farm, allegedly “waiting for the end of time.” Police in Drenthe said on Twitter that someone reported they were worried about the living conditions of people who were living in […]

Dutch Family Found Living In Basement For 9 Years ‘Waiting For End Of Time’

A family of six who spent nine years in a basement have been discovered by police in the Netherlands after one of them turned up at a local pub.  Five siblings aged between 18 and 25 along with their sick father have been rescued from a hidden basement in a Dutch farmhouse after the eldest son […]

WATCH: Dutch farmers clog roads with tractors & machinery over climate change blame

“Last year you didn’t hear anything about nitrogen, and now suddenly it’s a mortal question,” farmer Micha Bouwer of the Farmers Defence Force told state broadcaster NOS. “These are all people in the city who have two plants on their balcony and say ‘nature is suffering’.” While livestock farming is among the chief causes of […]

Dutch farmers stage tractor protest as politicians label them climate change problem

   Dutch farmers blocked hundreds of miles of major roads with their tractors to protest what they say are attempts to scapegoat their industry and paint them as a “problem” that needs fixing in discussions over climate change. Up to 10,000 farmers took to the highways in their tractors on Monday to slowly make their […]

Selfies banned to prevent misinterpretation at Dutch museum’s Nazi design expo

‘S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands (AFP) — A Dutch museum has banned visitors from taking photos at a controversial exhibition of designs from Hitler’s Nazi regime to stop them being “interpreted the wrong way.” The crowds at the Design Museum in Den Bosch — which has been sold out since “Design in the Third Reich” opened earlier this […]

Dutch court hears preliminary arguments against Benny Gantz for 2014 Gaza strike

A Dutch court heard preliminary arguments Tuesday in a case about a deadly 2014 Israeli airstrike, in which Israeli prime ministerial candidate Benny Gantz is one of two named defendants. Dutch-Palestinian Ismail Ziada is seeking 600,000 euros ($660,000) in damages over the airstrike deaths, Reuters reported. This preliminary hearing, to determine whether or not it […]

Dutch Holocaust museum drops ex-director’s claim Jews threatened to kill him

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A Dutch Holocaust museum decided not to complain to police about what its former director said were death threats by Jews over his support of Middle Eastern immigrants. The decision last week by Memorial Center Camp Westerbork followed a heated debate about politicization of the Holocaust’s memory that leaders of Dutch Jewry […]

Dutch Company Reveals An Electric Car That Charges Itself With Sunlight

The Facts: A new analysis of the double slit experiment shows, according to the author, “remarkable” results when it comes to analyzing the mind-matter interaction problem. Reflect On: Why has most of this science been studied by the Department of Defense? Why are real life, documented and recorded examples never used in these studies? Why […]

Dutch Railway Company To Pay Holocaust Reparations

A Dutch railway announced that it will pay reparations to survivors and families of Holocaust victims who were transported on Dutch trains to Nazi death camps, according to Deutsche Welle.   The multimillion-dollar proposal to benefit several thousand survivors was unveiled by Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) CEO Roger van Boxtel while speaking at an event in the Utrecht Railway […]

Dutch police seize 2,500 kilos of crystal meth in Europe’s largest drug bust

   Dutch police have made the largest seizure of crystal meth in European history, finding 2,500kg (5,500lbs) in a hidden crawlspace at a warehouse in Rotterdam. The drugs, with an estimated street value in the hundreds of millions, were discovered last week during a raid on a business premises. Officers noticed the upper floor of […]

Dutch police make Europe’s biggest ever crystal meth seizure, burn 2,500kg of the drug

The drugs, with an estimated street value in the hundreds of millions, were discovered last week during a raid on a business premises. Officers noticed the upper floor of the building was far smaller than it appeared from the outside, and eventually discovered a hidden compartment stuffed with the highly addictive drug, according to a […]

Despite its ‘Official’ Verdict, Fundamental Flaws Remain in Dutch JIT MH17 Investigation

On Wednesday, the Dutch chief prosecutor and co-ordinator for the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), Fred Westerbeke announced charges would be laid against four men – three Russians and one Ukrainian, for the downing of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014. The Dutch-led JIT announced the names of four suspects: Russians Sergey Dubinsky, Oleg […]

Dutch-led investigators demand arrest of 4 people allegedly involved in MH17 downing

The report by Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Wednesday said they collected enough evidence for murder charges to be presented to the Dutch court. The latter will decide whether the four suspects are responsible for the incident that claimed 298 lives. The plane was shot down by a Buk surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine amid […]

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