The police are looking for the perpetrators behind dozens right-wing extremist stickers found in several places in Hulst over the past month. According to the police, the stickers contain various types of images, "but they all have a racist or right-wing extremist nature".
Prospective changes to the visual representation of the entry tour of Sinterklaas, most notably to the appearance of Zwarte Piet, may happen as soon as this year. Elsevier reports that the new Pieten may be featured in several places in The Netherlands, though it is unclear what these new character will look like.
The judge's verdict that Zwarte Piet is a 'negative stereotype' is going to be appealed by the 'Pieten guild' in Amsterdam. This verdict was given at the start of July this year. The appeal will be submitted on Wednesday, according to a spokesperson from the guild, Het Parool reports.
Royal Dutch Airlines has become the focus of a racism row over a tweet the airline posted after Oranje's controversial last-minute win over Mexico in the World Cup match on Sunday.
The resistance against the appointment of candidate Guido van Woerkom as Ombudsman in The Hague has heated up after a new racism claim. His appointment was set for today, but has stalled.
Rapper from Breda is catching all sorts of attention for his controversial new song "Eenmans", in which he raps about hating Jews and not shaking hands with gay people.
Listeners complains that the single and its associated videoclip that Ismo released this week are jampacked with antisemitic and racist lyrics. He raps about his love for Islam, but tears deep into Jews and gays. Only God can "break" him and money is something he wants to show off to his enemies.
Concerned parties have been debating the future of Zwarte Piet in secret since October. These secretive talks are in attempt to find solutions to prevent escalations surrounding the subject, such as last year.
The man has been the quarry of many news and social media rampages for the last week, and it's not over yet as the very nationals Geert Wilders seems to have something against are retaliating, with anger but also humor.
PVV-leader Geert Wilders has come under fire from politicians after a comment he made on the campaign trail at a market in The Hague on Wednesday.
The man who rejected an applicant last year because he was Black, will be prosecuted.
A Commission of international immigration specialists has slammed a plan by VVD Second Chamber member Andre Bosman to place conditions to the citizenship of people from the Dutch Caribbean.
After a politician apologized and resigned Thursday over a racially insensitive Tweet, an actor who insulted Black TV talkshow host Humberto Tan in November, followed suit on Friday.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories
features the unfortunate fall of an Ajax fan, leaving him severely injured, Gordon's racial slurs causing national and international commotion, a dark-skinned intern rejected on his skin color, the news of Obama and Putin attending an international summit in The Hague, the discovery that Sinterklaas is an ex-con, and the Marechaussee haven't had a dull moment this week with drug busts, fake marriages, and new barracks.
Juror Gordon refuses to apologize to Holland's Got Talent-candidate Xiao Wang, according to his statement in KRO-program Oog in Oog.
The Amsterdam court rules this afternoon whether 'Zwarte Piet' is welcome next Sunday at the entrance of the Sint in the capital. Opponents of the annual childrens' festivity find 'Zwarte Piet' racist and disrespectful to people of African descent.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the commotion around Zwarte Piet, Greenpeace still trying to free their crew, Netherlands and Russia trying resolve their recent issues with one another, and of course the American NSA
The head of the work group of the United Nations researching Zwarte Piet, thinks the Netherlands should abolish the Sinterklaas tradition.