The death of an Aruban tourist Mitch Henriquez during his arrest by police after he attended a Night in the Park festival in The Hague’s Zuiderpark at the end of June led to several nights of rioting in the city. If it had not been for social media and films made by eye-witnesses on their mobile … Continue reading Is political intolerance feeding police discrimination?
Becoming Dutch has one big advantage. After 24 years without sufferage, on 12 September I get to vote in the national elections. I have to admit to a personal interest here – as my husband is on the electoral list for the Green Left. Unelectable at number 13, but all the same on the list. The election campaigns … Continue reading Mutiny as Dutch election campaigns begin