Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Dutch Howitzers Used in Yemen War

Dutch howitzers were observed in a 2015 Al Jazeera TV report about the war in Yemen.  The howitzers were used by the coalition, and led by Saudia Arabia in the bloody war in Yemen where human rights are abused regularly, according to the UN and other human rights organizations.  The Dutch research collective, “Dutch Arms,” has discovered that these howitzers were supplied by the Netherlands.
https://www.vpro.nl/speel~RBX_VPRO_12511963~nederlandse-wapens-in-jemen~.html

Monday, January 15, 2018

12 Mosques Support Rotterdam Mayor on Identification with Salafism

Rotterdam Mayor, Ahmed Aboutaleb, said in a radio program that every Muslim is a bit Salafist in order to resemble the Prophet Mohammed.  He added that he is not worried about Salafism.  He also said that he is a bit jihadist by getting up every day at 7 am to do good for a town in the Netherlands.  12 mosques in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, and Utrecht said that Aboutaleb has put these terms in the right perspective.  They add that he represents the feelings of many Muslims in the Netherlands who work daily for a better society.  Among the mosques are the Essalam mosque in Rotterdam and the As-Soennah mosque in The Hague.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Rotterdam Mayor: Every Muslim is a Bit Salafist

Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb is a Muslim who belongs to the Labour Party.  He has recently said that “Every Muslim is a bit Salafist.”  In an interview he said, “I also said once that I am a jihadist.”  He added, “I get up every day at 7 am to do good things for a town in the Netherlands. That is jihad in its purest form.”  Even though there was a majority for a debate about his statements, he came under heavy criticism from various factions of the municipality.

https://www.elsevierweekblad.nl/nederland/achtergrond/2017/12/aboutaleb-onder-vuur-om-omstreden-salafisme-uitspraak-571809/

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Amsterdam: Man Throws Stone through Windows of Jewish Institution

It has only now become known that recently the windows of the Beth Chabad, an Amsterdam Jewish institution have been broken. This had already happened before a number of times in recent months. The attack by a man throwing a stone through the windows Has been captured on camera.

www.niw.nl/ruiten-chabad-amsterdam-ingegooid/.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Dutch Bitcoin Company Accused of Fraud

Clients of a Dutch Bitcoin firm have started court proceedings against it due to claims of fraud.  The firm, Koinz Trading, calls itself the ‘biggest Bitcoin factory of the Netherlands.’  The lawyer of a client accused the company of giving excuse after excuse instead of contractual payments.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Minister gives largely irrelevant Answers on Questions about Attack on kosher Restaurant


Parliamentarians of the PVV have asked questions about the attack by a Palestinian-Syrian asylumseeker on the kosher Hacarmel restaurant in Amsterdam. The answers of Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security are barely relevant ot the questions.
www.cidi.nl/ook-na-kamervragen-geen-antwoorden-van-minister-grapperhaus-over-hacarmel/

Monday, January 8, 2018

More than 400 People Treated for Fireworks Injuries

In total 434 people were treated for fireworks related injuries at the emergency rooms of Dutch hospitals over New Years.  This is a decline of 8% from last year.  Yet the number of victims under the age of 15 increased from 99 last year to 119 this year.  Two years ago on New Years, one person was killed by illegal fireworks.
https://nltimes.nl/2018/01/05/fewer-firework-injuries-new-years-kids-hurt