Stichting Nederland Wordt Beter

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Feb 21 '20 13:40

Mayor Marga Waanders of was not allowed to issue an emergency decree to ban a demonstration against Zwarte Piet during Sinterklaas' arrival in Dokkum in 2017, the court ruled on Friday. According to the court, the situation did not match the requirements for an emergency decree, and the mayor did not sufficiently consider other, less drastic measures.

Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet (Source: Wikimedia/Jan Arkesteijn)
Jun 28 '17 16:40

The Dutch judiciary does not have to prosecute companies for using blackface Zwarte Piet, the court in Amsterdam ruled on Wednesday in an Article 12 procedure brought by the foundation Nederland Wordt Beter, NU.nl reports.

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Oct 4 '16 08:55

Activists involved in the debate surrounding blackface Zwarte Piet released a statement calling for calm on Monday after a meeting with the Ministry of Social Affairs. They feel a calm and respectful discussion is what is needed on the subject

Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet (Source: Wikimedia/Jan Arkesteijn)
Jul 7 '15 16:03

The Public Prosecutor in Amsterdam has received 3 charges and about 700 support statements against Zwarte Piet, after the action arranged by four anti-Zwarte Piet organizations during slave liberation day in the capital last week.

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