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Some 100 people gather on Bijlmerplein in Amsterdam Zuidoost to protest against the arrest of a 12-year-old boy, 26 Jan 2017
Jan 27 '17 12:00

Some 100 people gathered on the Bijlmerplein in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday night to protest against the arrest of a 12-year-old boy on the square earlier this week. Activist Jeffrey Afriyie and politician Sylvana Simons were among the protesters. "Let this be the last tie we deliver our children to people that would rather lock them up than bring them up." Afriyie said speaking at the protest, AD reports.

Nov 2 '16 09:22

Anti-blackface group Kick Out Zwarte Piet (KOZP) plans to protest in Maassluis during Sinterklaas' national arrival on November 12th. "For us 2016 will be the last year that December has an aftertaste of colonialism, slavery and opression", the group said according to RTL Nieuws.

According to the KOZP, Zwarte Piet in his current form is a racist figure. 

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Sep 26 '16 07:29

NS conductors will not be checking train tickets today in protest against the railway company's plan to remove the second conductor from some double decker trains. The labor action is in collaboration with union FNV and will last until 3:00 p.m. on Monday

Aug 9 '16 13:30

Indo-Surinamese people are protesting in the capital of Paramaribo today, on the International Day of Indigenous Peoples. Despite numerous promises by Desi Bouterse, they still have no formal control over their land and they are now holding the government to its promises

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Jul 11 '16 08:30

Some 400 people gathered on Amsterdam's Dam Square on Sunday afternoon for a peaceful protest titled Black Lives Matter. The demonstration was in protest against police violence in the United States, where two black Americans were killed by police bullets last week, but also to draw attention to Dutch victims of police brutality,

Jun 27 '16 08:11

The Hague mayor Jozias van Aartsen decided not to allow a protest march against police brutality to go through the Schilderswijk neighborhood on Monday. Protesters will have to go another route. Protest organizers are furious. "We now have to demonstrate along a route that is invisible. You mat express your opinion, but only if as few people as possible hear it", one of the organizers said to Den Haag FM.

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Jun 24 '16 08:35

Protest group MAD Mothers will be protesting against police brutality in The Hague on Monday, June 27th - the one year anniversary of Aruban man Mitch Henriquez' death in police custody.

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Jun 23 '16 15:00

From Monday firefighters in the Netherlands will only respond to emergencies in a protest for a better retirement scheme. The unions announced this action after the employers did not responded to their ultimatum, which expired at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday

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Jun 21 '16 11:50

The opening of a Weapon Sales Fair in the Rai in Amsterdam on Wednesday will be met by protests from action group Stop Wapenhandel (Stop Arms Trade in English). The fair runs from June 21st to 23rd

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Jun 21 '16 10:19

Almost all the midwife practices in Amsterdam will be on strike and protesting between 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 3:00 a.m. On Wednesday. They are protesting against Health Minister Edith Schippers' plan to get midwives and gynecologists working more closely together by paying all birth care from one pot next year

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Jun 20 '16 09:46

Several tour- and canal boats will be protesting in Amsterdam on Monday against the municipality's decision to once again redistribute permits for boats over 14 meters. According to the boat owners, this decision puts the jobs of thousands of sailors and shore based personnel at risk

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Jun 8 '16 11:26

A group of parents will be protesting in front of Rotterdam's city hall on Wednesday against the closing of primary school De Verbinding in the Zevenkamp neighborhood. According to the parents, "institutional racism in education" is to blame for the closing of this school and the school was never given a fair chance.

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Jun 3 '16 08:36

A group of people will be marching through Schiedam on Friday evening to protest against police brutality and demand justice for Mitchel Winters, who was killed by a police bullet in Prinses Beatrixpark in Schiedam on Monday.

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Jun 1 '16 14:55

The residents of Braakstraat in Oss are livid about a plan for three male refugees to move into house on the street this month. They are threatening daily protests through the village's streets if the plan is not changed, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Jun 1 '16 09:05

About 500 Schiphol guards, luggage handlers, cargo handlers, cabin staff and cleaners will be participating in a march from Schiphol Plaza to the airport's headquarters, according to trade union FNV.

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May 17 '16 07:55

Security employees at Schiphol airport are planning a strike in an effort to reduce their workload, union FNV announced. The time and details of the protest will be discussed on Tuesday.

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Apr 4 '16 16:05

A group of classic car enthusiasts protested against environmental zones along the four big cities in the Netherlands on Sunday. Initiator Rotterdamse Klassiekers feels that the environmental zones will mean that classic cars such as 1941 Cadillac or a 1971 NSU Ro 80 will disappear from the streets

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Mar 28 '16 10:01

Several hundred Dutch people of Turkish and Moroccan descent demonstrated against terrorism in Rotterdam on Sunday. Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb also participated and gave a speech.

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Mar 8 '16 07:46

Train passengers can expect overflowing trains during rush hour this morning. Thousands of students will be using the rail transport in protest against NS' plan to ask universities and colleges to change their lesson schedules so students can travel outside rush hour. They hope that this will relieve some pressure on overcrowded trains.

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Mar 7 '16 08:57

Some 27 thousand students are ready to descent on NS trains during morning rush hour on Tuesday, according to the Facebook page for the protest. This is in protest against NS' plan to have students travel outside rush hours by changing their class schedules. In this way NS hopes to relieve some pressure on overcrowded trains.

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Mar 4 '16 16:10

A protest against Amsterdam fashion brand SuitSupply's controversial new ad campaign is happening in the capital city on Friday. More than 700 people indicated that they will be participating in the protest on the event's Facebook page.

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Mar 4 '16 12:43

Some 16 thousand students plan to get on a train during rush hour on Tuesday, in protest against NS' plan to have students use the railway outside rush hour by adjusting their study schedules. This is in attempt to relieve pressure on overcrowded trains.

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Feb 28 '16 10:54

The leader of anti-Islam group Pegida was arrested after he unfurled the flag of his group emblazoned with a swastika during a rally at Amsterdam city hall on Saturday. In getting approval for the rally, Pegida was informed by Mayor Eberhard van der Laan that displaying a swastika was prohibited, the police said after the arrest.

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Feb 23 '16 14:50

Right-wing nationalist group Voorpost is calling on its supporters to join the Pegida demonstration in Amsterdam

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