Departing Schiphol CEO Jos Nijhuis is facing a storm of criticism from politicians after he said that his successor will be a man, otherwise Schiphol's board will have more women than men.
"Incidents wit an emphatic racist undertone increasingly occur in the Netherlands and also within the police force of Almere. This trend must be stopped immediately." reads a letter given to Almere Mayor Annemarie Jorritsma from representatives of the African and Surinamese community in the Netherlands.
The majority of the Almere city council wants Mayor Annemarie Jorritsma to make every effort to prevent "the arrival of bigoted, Salafist preachers", ANP reports.