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Dutch governement on ‘Salafism’ – Maintaining the rule of law and countering ‘undesirable’ influences

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