Racism

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Mar 21 '16 13:20

Some 1,500 people participated in a protest march against racism and discrimination through the city of Amsterdam on Saturday afternoon. The march started on the Beursplein and ended on the Museumplein

Mar 17 '16 12:59

A human rights group in Spain called on the Spanish prosecutor for hate crimes and discrimination to investigate an incident of PSV fans throwing change at a group of homeless Romani women in Madrid and cheering as they scrambled for the money.

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Mar 7 '16 10:30

A football match in the C league between VVOG from Hardewijk and Harkemase Boys from Harkema, Friesland was called to a halt after racist noises came from the audience. Audience members made jungle noises and monkey sounds at VVOG player Pernelly Biya.

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Feb 24 '16 11:15

A YouTube prank in which two Dutch young men throw baby formula onto unsuspecting Asian people on the Amsterdam streets, is turning into an international quarrel. Chinese state media Xinhua asked the Chinese embassy in The Hague to take appropriate measures, and the embassy is no looking towards the Dutch politicians, blog GeenStijl reports.

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Feb 17 '16 15:00

The Public Prosecutor is investigating whether the three men who held up insulting signs about Feyenoord player Kenneth Vermeer on television last week, can be prosecuted. The signs linked Vermeer with Nazi collaborators NSB.

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Feb 15 '16 15:40

An FC Groningen fan was arrested on Sunday after flashing a Nazi salute at a fan of a visiting football club. The 21-year-old man was taken into by officers in Groningen who witnessed the incident, police there announced later in the day.

Feb 15 '16 07:48

One person died over the weekend after participating in a protest against Swarte Pyt, the Frisian version of Zwarte Piet also portrayed in blackface makeup. The protestor died of natural causes on a bus returning to the Randstad area after the protest in Grou, Friesland on Saturday

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Feb 12 '16 17:30

For the second time in a week, Feyenoord goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer will file an official complaint and request police to investigate threats made against him. Spectators at a darts competition in Newcastle, England, and broadcast live in the Netherlands on RTL 7, were seen holding signs stating, “Kenneth must hang!” and “Vermeer NSB,” possibly meant to liken Vermeer to a Nazi collaborator.

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Feb 12 '16 09:58

Feyenoord goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer was once again the target of insults. This time at the Premier League Darts in Newcastle. When Phil Taylor and James Wade came up, spectators held up signs insulting the Feyenoord player and calling for him to be lynched.

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Feb 10 '16 08:18

The 26-year-old Ajax fan arrested on Sunday for lynching a doll made to look like Feyenoord player Kennet Vermeer, was released on Tuesday. He will be allowed to await his trial in freedom. No trial date has been set as yet

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Feb 9 '16 14:00

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Employment decided to address the people sending him antisemitic, racist and insulting comments on social media. In a long Facebook post he answered several of them by name.

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Feb 8 '16 18:34

White people were seen dressing up in blackface during several events connected to Carnival festivities held over the past few days around the Netherlands. Dressing up in blackface is a serious problem that casts aside black people and their concerns, says activist Mimi from anti-discrimination organization MAD Mothers.

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Feb 8 '16 09:46

An Ajax supporter was arrested after the Ajax vs Feyenoord match in the Amsterdam ArenA on Sunday for lynching a black-skinned doll wearing a jersey with the name of Feyenoord player Kenneth Vermeer. Ajax also imposed a stadium ban on the supporter, the Amsterdam team announced after the match

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Feb 5 '16 15:05

After receiving a number of nearly identical rejections to job applications, recently graduated Maastricht University student Mohamed El Alili (24) decided to try a little experiment. He changed the name on one of his applications from Mohamed to Matthijs and resubmitted it to Utrecht company Cure 4, only to be invited to an interview

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Jan 26 '16 10:16

A prank video in which two young Dutch men throw cans of baby formula powder over unsuspecting Asian people on the Amsterdam streets, led to fierce criticism and claims of racism from internet commenters on Monday.

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Jan 22 '16 14:45

Football club ADO Den Haag banned 22 fans from attending any home or away ADO matches because of the "insulting and discriminatory chants" during the ADO vs Ajax match in The Hague on Sunday, the club announced on Friday.

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Jan 22 '16 09:10

Ajax is filing charges of racism against the ADO Den Haag fans who made jungle noises and chanted racist slogans at Ajax player Riechedly Bazoer during the match between the two teams in The Hague on Sunday.

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Jan 19 '16 15:05

PSV director Toon Gerbrands is pleased with KNVB-director Gijs de Jong's statement that players who are the target of racist chants during football matches are allowed to walk off the field, even though the responsibility to stop the match lies with the home club.

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Jan 18 '16 12:41

Dutch football association KNVB would have accepted it if Ajax or Riecheldy Bazoer stopped the match against Ado Den Haag in The Hague on Sunday after some ADO fans started chanting racism at Bazoer, even though it is against protocol, director of operations Gijs de Jong said to the

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Jan 4 '16 14:15

A woman is pressing charges against a man teaching a little girl a racist song about Moroccans in a video on Facebook, the white native Dutch woman D.V. confirmed to Afro Magazine.

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Dec 30 '15 15:25

Huub van Leijsen, the owner of petting zoo Pukkemuk in Dongen, released a statement defending his decision to ask a Muslim family to leave the zoo on Monday. In the statement he says that he feels like a victim, not a perpetrator and that the decision was not based on discrimination in any way

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Dec 24 '15 16:00

Dolores Leeuwin, a presenter on the Sinterklaasjournaal since 2012, may not be returning to the show next year because she can no longer justify the current appearance of Zwarte Piet to herself

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Dec 24 '15 09:46

Opponents of controversial Sinterklaas character Zwarte Piet pressed charges of, among other things, "statements inciting discrimination" against comedian Erik van Muiswinkel, who plays the head Piet in the Sinterklaasjournaal.

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Dec 23 '15 10:13

Minister Edith Schippers of Public Health does not agree with fellow VVD member and Prime Minister Mark Rutte that the PVV should be excluded from coalition cooperation as long as Geert Wilders does not take back his his contentious statements calling for fewer Moroccans in the Hague

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