Recently groups of Muslim youth related to the Dutch department of the Turkish Muslim organization Millî Görüş (Millî Görüş North Netherlands) distributed roses in The Hague, Rotterdam, Amsterdam and other large Dutch cities. The organization has stated that by organizing this event it wanted to contribute to more solidarity and understanding between different groups in society. The same project has been executed by sister departments of the Muslim organization in six other European countries.
The Dutch Muslim blog wijblijvenhier.nl (English: “We’re here to stay”) dedicated an article to the project and interviewed some of the Muslim youngsters to determine their motivation for participating in such a project. The article can be read via the link below (in Dutch):