Netherlands Archive

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Mosque Burned in Netherlands

Vandals set fire to a mosque in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam Wednesday, heavily damaging the Muslim house of worship. The suspects also painted racist graffiti on the walls of the building. No one was hurt. Anti-Muslim violence has …

Thousands protest Bush Dutch visit

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Thousands of protesters turned out in Dutch cities Saturday to demonstrate against the arrival in the Netherlands of the U.S. president, many of them carrying signs reading “George W. Bush: War criminal.” Bush will attend a …

Dutch support legalizing marijuana in Netherlands

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – Two polls released Wednesday showed strong support in the Netherlands for legalizing marijuana outright after several decades of a tolerance policy. Newspaper Trouw interviewed the mayors of the Netherlands’ 30 largest cities, and two-thirds supported legalization. Meanwhile, …

Netherlands cuts breasts scenes

The Netherlands will cut scenes of bare breasted women and gays kissing from an information video targeting would-be immigrants because some Muslim countries would find it unacceptable, the Dutch authorities said today. The original video, shot to provide prospective immigrants …

Netherlands Mulling Anti-Terror Laws

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Spurred by the first terrorist killing on its soil, the Dutch justice minister said Monday authorities need broader arrest powers to combat a growing threat from Islamic radicals in the Netherlands. In an Associated Press interview, …