The Netherlands can soon expect an official request from Turkey to help tackle supporters of the Gulen-movement, according to Turkish ambassador to the Netherlands Sadik Arslan in an interview with Dutch broadcaster NOS. He compares this to the fight against terrorist organization ISIS. "The supporters must also be addressed."
The municipality of Deventer will be placing surveillance cameras at the building of Turkish foundation Gouden Generatie on Tuesday. The building was set aflame on Saturday. Until the new cameras are in place, police surveillance will be intensified around the building, a spokesperson for the municipality said to RTL Nieuws.
The government is calling on Turkish-Dutch citizens to report if they are threatened by supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs wrote in a letter to parliament on Thursday
Turkish-Dutch who openly support Fethullah Gulen received serious threats after a failed attempted coup in Turkey last week, the Volkskrant reports based on conversations with threatened Gulen supporters.
"Stability and a constitutional state are now of incredible importance in Turkey, for the Turks themselves and for Europe", Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs said in Brussels on Monday. According to him, it is also very important that an "ax-day" does not follow the attempted military coup in the country last week
Turkish-Dutch are facing death threats, vandalism and boycotts for not supporting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Telegraaf reports. Erdogan supporters in the Netherlands are targeting supporters of Fethullah Gulen, because Erdogan believes he was behind an attempted coup in Turkey last week