Category Archives: the Netherlands

IMES Report Series – Resistance from Activist Da’Wa Networks in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany

In this IMES Series Report the sort of activism employed in networks like Sharia4Belgium and Sharia4Holland is analysed. The authors address how the activism of such networks interact with practices of the government and media during the period 2009-2013.

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The Netherlands: A hotline and website for parents against radicalization

The Cooperative Union of Dutch Moroccans SMN is launching a hotline and website for radicalization Dutch parents who fearthat their children may be considering of going to Syria for military jihad and who don’t know what to do about it. Continue reading The Netherlands: A hotline and website for parents against radicalization

#TeamOrange: Worldcup and Dutch mosques turning Orange

Dutch Mevlana mosque – Facebook ‘Ik ben ook Marokkaan’ (I’m Moroccan as well’)

The Turkish Dutch Mevlana mosque in Rotterdam turned Orange yesterday in (a display of) support for the Dutch football team playing against Spain. Continue reading #TeamOrange: Worldcup and Dutch mosques turning Orange

SPIOR: Monitoring Islamophobia in the Netherlands – an explorative study

Dutch Islamic and migrant organisations are stepping up their fight against Islamophobia in the Netherlands. Recently the Collective Against Islamophobia and Discrimination published an open letter to minister of Social Affairs, Asscher, and political parties to take action against Islamophobia. Yesterday the Dutch local platform for Islamic Organisations in the Rotterdam-Rijnmond (SPIOR – Platform Islamitische Organisaties Rijnmond) published a research report on Islamophobia: Monitoring Islamophobia in the Netherlands, in cooperation with CIDI (Center for Information and Documentation on Israel) and RADAR (Rotterdam Anti Discrimination Action Council). Continue reading SPIOR: Monitoring Islamophobia in the Netherlands – an explorative study

Jasmijn Rana – Sports: Provocation Feminizing Fighting Sports?

On the blog of Cultural Anthropology a really great post by our colleague Jasman Rana: Sports: Provocation – Feminizing Fighting Sports? She participated in Thai-/kickboxing sessions with young Moroccan-Dutch girls: Continue reading Jasmijn Rana – Sports: Provocation Feminizing Fighting Sports?