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Fading Liberal Dream Tears Dutch Apart

Immigration has polarised the Netherlands as never before but, as Alex Duval Smith reports, its traditional values of tolerance have found some unlikely defenders...

Racist Violence Increases In The Netherlands

Amsterdam - The murder of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh in November has led to a wave of racist violence in the country, mainly...

Cabinet To Act Against ‘Extremist Mosques’

AMSTERDAM - The Dutch government has committed itself to a plan of action against the 10 to 25 mosques in the Netherlands where "extremist...

Parliament Keeps Faith With Blasphemy Law

AMSTERDAM - The Dutch parliament has rejected a bid to scrap the prohibition on blasphemy. The motion was drawn up by MP Lousewies van...