Turkey is demanding action against the Dutch police for using disproportionate violence against "peaceful Turkish protesters" in Rotterdam on Saturday night, sources from the Turkish Foreign Ministry said to Reuters.
Non-Western minorities living in the Netherlands are losing faith in the country, according to a report published by social and cultural planning office SCP on Thursday. Since the start of this century they've become more negative about the social climate, feel less at home and feel more discriminated against, ANP reports.
Dutch with a Turkish or Moroccan backgroun far more often don't have permanent jobs than their Dutc counterparts. Their temporary jobs less often turn into permanent contracts, they spend more time in temporary work or even lose those jobs, according to Statistics Netherlands in its annual report on integration.
The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement saying that Prime Minister Mark Rutte's statements about Turkish-Dutch in the program Zomergasten was inappropriate
Over a hundred kids were removed from Amsterdam schools linked to Turkish preacher Fethullah Gulen - rival of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the person behind a recent attempted coup in the country, according to the Turkish government. The development has both the Amsterdam municipality and the boards of the affected schools on edge
The foundation Turkish-Islamic Cultural Federation and 22 Turkish-Dutch people filed defamation charges against Turkish-Dutch journalist Ebru Umar, their lawyer Ad Westendorp said on Friday
Several dozen people reported being threatened or intimidated as a result of rising tensions in the Turkish-Dutch community, Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice said on Thursday. According to him, all these reports are linked to unrest between different groups within the Turkish community in the Netherlands
The government is calling on Turkish-Dutch citizens to report if they are threatened by supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs wrote in a letter to parliament on Thursday
Turkish-Dutch who openly support Fethullah Gulen received serious threats after a failed attempted coup in Turkey last week, the Volkskrant reports based on conversations with threatened Gulen supporters.
Turkish-Dutch are facing death threats, vandalism and boycotts for not supporting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Telegraaf reports. Erdogan supporters in the Netherlands are targeting supporters of Fethullah Gulen, because Erdogan believes he was behind an attempted coup in Turkey last week
At least 18 Dutch-Turks who were convicted of a crime in the Netherlands, are roaming freely in Turkey, including human trafficker Saban B., Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice wrote in response to questions from CDA parliamentarian Pieter Omtzigt
Prime Minster Mark Rutte spoke to Ebru Umar about security for her when she returns to the Netherlands, the Turkish-Dutch journalist said to NRC. According to Umar, she and the Prime Minister are both concerned about her safety, especially after the break in at her home in Amsterdam last week.
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.
Parliamentarian Selcuk Ozturk thinks that PVV Geerd Wilders is becoming more and more like Adolf Hitler. Ozturk is annoyed about Wilders' tweet that Turkish-Dutch who voted for the AK party in the Turkish elections should leave the country.
Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher has called on representatives of the Turkish-Dutch, Kurdish and Alevi communities in the Netherlands to calm the tensions among the communities caused by events in Turkey.
The about 240 thousand Turkish-Dutch people in the Netherlands will be casting their votes for the Turkish parliamentary elections between Wednesday and Sunday.
A letter from Turkey's right-wing party AK arriving at the homes of a large group of Turkish-Dutch people has sparked serious privacy concerns in the Netherlands. The Dutch Data Protection Authority is investigating whether the letters violate the Privacy Act.
On Wednesday PvdA Member of Parliament Ahmed Marcouch pleaded for more Moroccan- and Turkish Dutch detectives.
The Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu feels that Turkey should indeed play a role in the integration policies of European countries. He said this to news agency NOS. He does not think that the Netherlands is a racist country, but says that there are racist tendencies.
A number of Turkish-Dutch young people are delivering a message to Minister Lodewijk Asscher (Deputy Prime Minister and Social Affairs) this afternoon stating that he should be more aware of the impact of his words.