Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Hague major increase in discrimination of police officers

The scolding of police officers in the Hague area has more than doubled in 2016 as compared to 2015, 359 reports versus 154. In 62% of the cases the scoldings includes the word Jew.  The second most used word was homosexual.  In Rotterdam, the number of similar incidents was 258 in 2016. Also there antisemitic remarks were dominant. Elsewhere in the Netherlands, homosexuality dominates the scolding.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Gelderland: More than half of the Mayors suffer from aggression

Fifty six percent of all mayors in the province of Gelderland have suffered from aggression in 2016.  The main aggression was scolding followed by threats and intimidation and in a small number of cases physical attacks.  One of the subjects which caused many incidents concerned financial cutbacks in caretaking of the elderly.  In addition, the problems of refugees and possible asylum seeker centers led to aggression. Not all threatened politicians complained to the police.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Jailed Suspect gets taped Telephone Conversations of Criminals

Klaas Otto, the head of the motorclub No Surrender, who is jailed in Middelburg awaiting his process, has been given by mistake taped conversations of others detained in the same jail. The judge had permitted him to listen to his own taped telephone conversations. The police and the public prosecution consider Otto as a leading criminal in the South of the Netherlands.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Hungary Recalls its Ambassador from Netherlands

Outgoing Dutch Ambassador to Hungary, Gajus Scheltema has in a magazine interview compared the rhetoric of the Hungarian government to that of Islamic terrorists. Hungary has now recalled its Ambassador from the Netherlands and has suspended contact at the Ambassadorial level with the Netherlands indefinitely.  Dutch Foreign Minister, Bert Koenders said that the Netherlands does have some criticism of Hungary which does not accept refugees and has very strict regulations for NGO’s. That, however, has nothing to do with the matters of ISIS and Koenders distancing himself from his Ambassador’s comments.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The blogger is exhausted from the endless flow of Bad News from the Netherlands. He hopes to post again on August 27


The controversial imam Fawaz Jneid is active in the Hague despite a prohibition of the Mayor. Under the name of a Muslim bookshop this Salafist operates a mosque since a few weeks.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Amsterdam: Municipal Council Wants Emergency Debate on Radicalization

Recently senior Amsterdam official, Saadia a –T was suspended and is subject to a criminal investigation for fraud and abuse of influence.  She was the senior expert on radicalization among Muslims.  Besides that she is accused of having missed out on major signals of radicalization and the role of recruiters in the city.  The council wants to know whether her department is in chaos and whether a club of ‘friends’ runs the department.  The national ombudsman confirmed in January that the municipality had not properly informed a father of a jihadist who was killed in Syria.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Egg Scandal Spreads

The largest Dutch supermarket group, Albert Heijn is removing as a precautionary measure 14 types of eggs from its shelves in view of the uncertainty over pesticide contamination.  Among the eggs to be removed is the company’s own brand; free range and organic eggs.  The government has said that farmers themselves will have to pick up the bill for the product recall due to the discovery of possible pesticide contamination.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Rats in the Kitchens of Military Barracks

Barracks and military bases suffer from a rat and mice infestation.  The Ministry of Defense is studying structural solutions for the dirty environment where military meals are prepared in various places.  

The Trade Union for Defense Workers, (VBM) considers the lack of rapid solutions for this issue yet more evidence of incredible poverty within the army.  Their spokesman said, “Besides the well-known shortage of ammunition, spare parts, and the large number of units that lack personnel, the Defense Ministry also provides food to its employees from which rodents have already eaten.”

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Total Confusion about Eating Eggs

The National Food and Commodities Authority has published a large list of codes of eggs which should not be eaten because they may contain too high a content of the insecticide, Fipronil.  A company which destroys a specific type of lice has been hired by many farms in the past year.  The lice can cause chickens to become very ill.  The farms have treated the problem with Fipronil.