Dutch Mocro’s Be Like: #BornHere

*UPDATED! 9-10-2014, see below*The leader of the racist Freedom Party Geert Wilders received a lot of criticism after a comment he made on the campaign trail at a market in The Hague on Wednesday.Geert Wilders was on a market in Loosduinen with the local frontrunner for the Freedom Party, Leon de Jong, campaigning for municipal council elections which are set for the 19th of March. During the visit Wilders stated on camera: Continue reading Dutch Mocro’s Be Like: #BornHere

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?

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