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Retrial Begins for Woman Convicted of Terrorism Charges in the Netherlands

February 15, 2014   The case of Soumaya S – given a four year jail term in 2008 for terrorism, and about whose conviction there are...

Amsterdam to Encourage Ethnic Minorities to Vote in Local Elections

January 10, 2014   Amsterdam’s city council plans to spend 400,000Euros encouraging ethnic minorities to vote in the upcoming local elections. Turnout in local elections is usually 50%...

Belgian Court of Appeals Jails Dutch Moroccan Men

January 9, 2014   A Belgian appeal court has found three men from Amsterdam, of Moroccan origin, guilty of membership in a terrorist organization. They were...

Islamic Secondary School in Rotterdam to Close

10 September 2013 Ibn Ghaldoun School, the Rotterdam secondary school which was the focus of an exam theft earlier this year, is to lose its...