Posts Tagged ‘dutch’

Dutch govt temporarily disables Covid-19 contact-tracing app after it emerges Google apps accessed data on Android phones

The Dutch health ministry has disabled its coronavirus warning app for two days after it was revealed that private data was collected by other programs Google installs by default on Android phones. The CoronaMelder app will not send warnings about potential infections for two days starting from Wednesday evening, the health ministry said on April […]

After fans chant antisemitic slogans, Dutch chief rabbi to hold town hall

Following antisemitic slogans chanted by fans of the Arnhem-based Vitesse football club ahead of a match against Amsterdam’s Ajax football club, Dutch religious officials are set to meet for a town hall to discuss how to move forward.The crowd chanted “Hamas, Hamas, Jews to the gas,” before the match against the Ajax.Dutch Chief Rabbi and […]

Dutch museum pays thousands to compensate for looted Nazi art

A Jewish textile owner was forced to sell his art under Nazi duress in 1933. Eight years ago, the Dutch government recommended that his representatives not receive restitution or compensation. On Monday, the museum which houses the painting, defied those orders, The Art Newspaper reported on Monday.  The descendants of family friends of Richard Semmel […]

Dutch soccer fans shout ‘Hamas, Hamas, Jews to the gas’ prior to match

Browse > Home / News / Dutch soccer fans shout ‘Hamas, Hamas, Jews to the gas’ prior to match April 20, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Police in the Netherlands are investigating footage from a fan rally prior to a soccer game last week between two Dutch teams where fans chanted “Hamas, Hamas, […]

Dutch daily apologizes for drawing Jewish pollster as a puppet master

A mainstream daily in the Netherlands has apologized for a caricature depicting a Jewish political pollster and entrepreneur as a puppet master.View the photo here.  Pieter Klok, editor in chief of De Volkskrant, issued a statement Monday saying the image and trope “recall too many memories of antisemitic caricatures of the Nazi period and therefore should never […]

Editor of Major Dutch Daily Apologizes for Publishing Cartoon That ‘Evokes Memories of Nazi Era’

Dutch newspaper ‘De Volksrant’ apologized for publishing a cartoon of Jewish pollster Maurice de Hond that its editor said was reminiscent of Nazi antisemitic caricatures. Photo: Screenshot. One of the leading newspapers in the Netherlands has apologized for publishing a cartoon that lampooned a well-known Dutch pollster using antisemitic tropes. Pieter Klok, editor of the […]

Dutch shop fined for omitting ‘settlement’ from label of Israeli wine

Dutch government inspectors fined a store for labeling wine made in an Israeli settlement as “a product from an Israeli village in Judea and Samaria.” The Israel Products Center near Amsterdam received the $2,514 fine last week following its refusal to replace the label with one acceptable to the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety […]

Leading Dutch Philosopher Slammed for Claiming Diaspora Was ‘Blessing’ That Kept Jews Away From Power

Dutch philosopher Hans Achterhuis. Photo: Wikimedia commons. A Dutch philosopher who was awarded with one of his nation’s highest intellectual honors has angered the Jewish community over remarks arguing that the dispersal of Jews in the diaspora was a “blessing” that had prevented “religiously-motivated violence.” In an interview with the newspaper Trouw that was published […]

As anti-lockdown protests grow, Dutch ‘POLICE FOR FREEDOM’ group holds march against ‘Covid’ restrictions

As anti-lockdown protests grow, Dutch ‘POLICE FOR FREEDOM’ group holds march against ‘Covid’ restrictions David Icke / Gareth Icke – memes and headline comments by David Icke Original Article: Source 00 Hits: 0

Dutch philosopher calls Diaspora ‘blessing’, prevented Jews to have power

The Netherlands’ foremost philosopher called the dispersal of Jews in the Diaspora a “blessing” because it prevented them from achieving the power they have in Israel today that has resulted in “religiously motivated violence.” Hans Achterhuis, the first recipient of the prestigious and royally recognized title of “thinker of the Fatherland,” made the remarks in […]

Thousands tiptoe through tulips in test at Dutch flower garden

After bleak winter months of a coronavirus lockdown, springtime shoots of hope emerged as restrictions were relaxed at a Dutch flower garden and other public venues. Under a government-approved pilot scheme, the world-famous Keukenhof garden opened its gates to let a few thousand people tiptoe through the 7 million tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and myriad other […]

Dutch matzah factory gives away Passover product to 35,000 schoolkids

Some 35,000 schoolchildren in the Netherlands got free matzah from the only matzah factory in the country as part of the bakery’s nearly 50-year-old tradition. Hollandia Matzes, a business with about 20 employees whose owners are not Jewish, invited schools from across the country’s east to pick up the product for their students at its […]

Dutch troops failed to distinguish ‘military and civilian targets’ during 2007 Afghanistan battle that left dozens dead – lawyer

A Dutch court has begun hearings in a case filed by Afghan civilian survivors of the 2007 battle of Chora. The engagement between the Taliban and Dutch troops, who allegedly used excessive force, left at least 80 civilians dead. The case was filed on behalf of four Afghans and relatives of a fifth, who has […]

Dutch reporters attacked, one hit by car while covering Covid rule-breaking churches (VIDEOS)

Dutch news crews were attacked in two towns on Sunday while interviewing members of protestant churches that defy the Covid-19 restrictions. One man was arrested on suspicion of driving a car into a journalist. A news crew from broadcaster RTV Rijnmond was assaulted in the town of Krimpen aan den IJssel, where they arrived to […]

Israeli-Dutch Jew leads new progressive party into Dutch parliament

AMSTERDAM — At 18, Itay Garmy made an unconventional choice for graduates of his large public high school in Amsterdam: He moved to Israel with plans to join the army. Garmy, whose parents met in Israel, entered a pre-military preparatory program in the Negev Desert with massive ambitions. “I wanted to become the prime minister of […]

Dutch inventor of cassette tape, who filled teen bedrooms with music, dies at 94

THE HAGUE (AFP) — Tributes rolled in Friday after Dutch engineer Lou Ottens, credited with inventing the audio cassette tape and helping create the compact disc, died at the age of 94. Created by Ottens while working for electrical giant Philips, cassettes made music truly portable for the first time and allowed a generation of […]

Dutch court kicks out case against father who isolated family for years

A Dutch court ruled on Thursday that a deeply religious father who kept some of his children isolated from the outside world for years in a remote farmhouse can’t stand trial on charges including child sexual abuse because he has been incapacitated by a stroke. Prosecutors asked the court to drop the case last month […]

Explosion at Dutch Covid testing centre

An explosives team examined the device in the town of Bovenkarspel, 35 miles north of Amsterdam, police in the province of North Holland said. Police spokesperson Menno Hartenberg told Reuters that the metal remains of the explosive, which were about 10 cm by 10 cm in size, were found in front of the building and […]

Explosion At Dutch COVID-19 Test Center Appears Intentional, Police Say

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) — Dutch police on Wednesday said a coronavirus testing center north of Amsterdam appeared to have been intentionally targeted after an explosion went off at the facility before it opened. The blast in the town of Bovenkarspel, 55 km (35 miles) north of the capital, shattered windows but caused no injuries, police from the province of […]

Suspected pipe bomb attack targets Dutch Covid-19 test site – police

Five windows have been broken by an explosion outside of a test center in the northwestern Netherlands, local police reported. The blast is suspected to be a pipe bomb attack. The explosion happened early Wednesday morning in the town of Bovenkarspel in the Dutch province of North Holland. Fortunately, nobody was injured. The incident took […]

Jews ‘Shocked’ Dutch Politician Opposes ‘Illegitimate’ Nuremberg-Style Retroactive Punitive Laws

Jewish supremacist and ‘watchdog’ groups were ‘outraged’ and ‘shocked’ after a Dutch lawmaker factually stated that the Nuremberg trials were legally “illegitimate” because the Germans were prosecuted using new laws created after World War II had already ended — legally unethical, to say the least: Thierry Baudet, leader of the right-wing Forum for Democracy party, […]

The Dutch February Strike: The organized civilian protest against the Nazis

Eighty years ago on Thursday, this city was silent. The soft bell chimes of the ubiquitous trams, the main mode of local transportation and a constant presence to this day, were conspicuously absent. It was the start of a consequential yet often-overlooked milestone of the Holocaust: the February Strike. On Feb. 25, 1941, at least […]

Dutch parliament: China’s treatment of Uighurs is genocide

The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding motion saying the treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in China amounts to genocide, the first such move by a European country. Activists and UN rights experts say at least one million Muslims are being detained in camps in the remote western region of Xinjiang. The activists […]

Dutch right-wing politician calls Nuremberg trials ‘illegitimate’

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A prominent right-wing lawmaker in the Netherlands has provoked outrage by saying that the trials against Nazis in Nuremberg, Germany, were “illegitimate.” Thierry Baudet, leader of the right-wing Forum for Democracy party, which has two seats in Dutch parliament, made the statement on Monday during a rally in Gouda, near Amsterdam, ahead […]

Dutch police announce 23 tons of cocaine seized by authorities in record haul

A record-setting 23 tons (16,174 kilos) of cocaine destined for the Netherlands has been seized at ports in Germany and Belgium, Dutch authorities announced after a joint operation involving law enforcement in the three countries. The shipments were seized earlier this month, but the investigation was revealed on Wednesday after police announced they’d arrested a […]

‘Jew cookies,’ a Dutch dessert staple, are getting a new name

AMSTERDAM — In Dutch supermarkets, no cookie aisle is fully stocked without a national treat called jodenkoeken, shortbread discs whose Dutch name means “Jew cookies.” Exactly how jodenkoeken (also spelled jodekoeken) got their name is unclear, but they have been a feature of Dutch teatime since at least the 19th century. Whatever the etymology, Dutch […]

Dutch curfew extended by emergency bill as government shuns court ruling of Covid lockdown ‘illegality’

Dutch senators have voted overwhelmingly to pass an emergency act to continue a nationwide curfew, disregarding a judge’s ruling this week that the restriction violates the law as well as the rights of citizens. The emergency bill passed in a 45-13 vote on Friday evening, according to local media, upholding the nightly curfew in the […]

Dutch minister on thin ice after skate with star breaks COVID-19 rules

The Netherlands’ finance minister is on thin ice after speed skating with one of the country’s greatest Olympians. Wopke Hoekstra sparked anger after posting a photo of himself on Twitter with Sven Kramer, the winner of four Winter Olympics speed skating gold medals. His outing breached the Dutch coronavirus restrictions. Sport is incredibly nice and […]

Dutch Court REINSTATES ‘Illegitimate’ Covid Curfew Hours After Ordering It To Be Lifted

Well that didn’t last long….a Dutch appeals court has reinstated the country’s Covid-19 curfew just moments before it was due to be lifted. The Dutch government requested and was granted an emergency injunction order. The lastest move overturns a ruling handed down hours earlier which ordered the government to lift the “illegitimate” curfew immediately. RT […]

Dutch Court Orders Government To End Covid Curfew ‘Immediately’

A court in The Hague has ordered the Dutch government to lift its illegitimate ‘covid’ curfew immediately, ruling that it breaches the right to free movement. The Dutch judges said the 21:00 to 04:30 curfew had been imposed under an emergency law when in fact there was no “acute emergency”. UPDATE: A Dutch appeals court […]

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