Yesterday the Dutch government responded to several initiatives against ‘Salafism’ in the Netherlands. Last year about nine initiatives to counter the influence of ‘salafism’ were approved of by Dutch parliament. One included a motion to ban so-called Salafi organizations, another one to curb foreign financial support, to ban so-called Salafi Muslims from working in the army and a yet another to ban so-called Salafi Muslims from centers for asylum seekers. Continue reading Dutch governement on ‘Salafism’ – Maintaining the rule of law and countering ‘undesirable’ influences
This week various Dutch mosques received the same threatening letters. The letters are addressed to ‘all Islamic prayer houses’ in the Netherlands. It announces ‘important visits’ and then ‘pigs’and is accompanied with a nazi emblem. The letter ends with ‘anti-islam’ and ‘islam is [sic] false and devilish religion’.
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