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Kick Out Zwarte Piet blocked from protesting racism in Friesland Netherlands on Sinterklaas
Nov 30 '17 09:28

On Saturday there will be a demonstration against racism and Zwarte Piet in Dokkum. The police will escort the protesters to the Friesland town, to make sure their way isn't block as it was when they were heading to an approved protest at Sinterklaas' national arrival almost two weeks ago, NOS reports.

The demonstration on Saturday is an initiative of Zwarte Piet is Rascisme, Stop Blackface, Free Your Mind, Doorbraak and Progressive Groningen, according to the broadcaster. The protest is scheduled for between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

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Nov 23 '15 15:00

A group of demonstrators protesting against Zwarte Piet at the Pietendorp in Enkhuizen on Sunday were met with aggression and insults. According to the activists, some black protesters were called "monkeys and cotton pickers".

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.

Jul 2 '15 13:58

Hundreds of complaints on Zwarte Piet were filed at the mobile police uni set up on the Museumplein in Amsterdam during the commemoration of the abolition of slavery on Wednesday.

Jun 29 '15 09:45

The foundation Nederland Word Beter has placed a call on Facebook inviting people to file police reports against Zwarte Piet on July 1st - the day that the Netherlands celebrates the abolition of slavery in the country. According to the foundation, Zwarte Piet encourages discrimination.

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