Graffiti on a refugee shelter in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht (Photo: Twitter/@Erikvh75) - Credit: Graffiti on a refugee shelter in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht (Photo: Twitter/@Erikvh75)
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 14:17
Nationalist slogans spray-painted on another asylum center
Anti-refugee slogans have been spray-painted onto the wall of a gymnasium in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht. The gymnasium is currently accommodating 25 refugees. The slogans include phrases like: "Own people first. Just let them die." A "white-power" symbol has also been spray-painted on the wall. Mayor Jan Heijkoop told RTV Rijnmond that he is shocked. "It's terrible what's happening here. I don't get it. We also have a group of Syrians here. There was never a hassle about them", he said to the broadcaster. The gymnasium has now been surrounded by fences. Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht councilman Erik Hartingsveldt posted a photo of the graffiti on Twitter on Tuesday. "It's great that everyone has an opinion, but I find these texts in this way shocking", he said to the broadcaster. "You should never wish for someone's death. I understand the unrest, also in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, but I distance myself from this form of protest."
U zult ook de vreemdeling geen overlast doen, noch hem onderdrukken; want u bent vreemdeling geweest in Egypteland. pic.twitter.com/bZpESFexbV— Erikvh75 (@Erikvh75) October 13, 2015