January 24, 2017

An Interview with Qadar Issa, Survivor of Kidnapping and Honor Violence

Honor violence most often hurts women and girls, but it can also affect men and boys. One of […]
October 22, 2015

The Netherlands Adopts New Policies on Forced Marriage

One of the elements that is rarely discussed about the migrant crisis is the practices of domestic abuse […]
May 19, 2015

Ayaan Takes ‘Heretic’ on the Road to Canada and Europe

Since the launch of Heretic in March, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has taken every available opportunity to speak out […]
April 3, 2012

Dutch government seeks to crack down on forced marriages

The Dutch government has agreed to tighten up the laws on marriage in the hope of reducing forced […]
April 10, 2011

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: ‘Indirectly, I was being set up for murder’

In an interview with the British Guardian, Ayaan describes how the Dutch government, which had encouraged her to […]
February 15, 2011

Multiculturalism has failed: Verhagen

The Dutch leader of the Christian Democratic party Maxime Verhagen on Monday said the multicultural society has failed: […]
February 4, 2011

Dutch cabinet earmarks funds for victims of honour violence

In a debate on honour violence, Dutch Deputy Welfare Minister Marlies Veldhuijzen van Zanten has told parliament she […]
January 6, 2011

Muslim group praises burqa ban rebel police chief

The Orthodox Dutch Muslim organisation As-Soennah has welcomed remarks by Amsterdam police chief Bernard Welten that he would […]
December 16, 2010

Dutch may introduce burqa ban as early as 2011

The Netherlands could ban full face veils worn by some Muslim women,as soon as next year, Dutch anti-Islam […]
December 14, 2010

Modern Dutch Muslim women can’t find suitable partners

The Dutch newspaper Spits reports that it is becoming increasingly difficult for Dutch Muslim women to find suitable […]
December 9, 2010

MP calls for inquiry into sex abuse in Muslim families

A Dutch Labour MP has called for an inquiry into sexual abuse in Muslim families: the appeal by […]
December 5, 2010

Sex abuse in Muslim families goes unreported

In the Netherlands, as well as in Morocco and Denmark, sex abuse in Muslim families goes unreported: one […]
October 22, 2010

Geert Wilders trial faces restart after judges dismissed

The trial of Geert Wilders on charges of inciting racial hatred against Muslims will have begin all over […]
April 24, 2010

Dutch Cabinet Finds No Sharia Courts in Netherlands

A report prepared for Dutch Justice Minister Ernst Hirsch Ballin finds there are no sharia courts strictly speaking, […]
December 11, 2009

Judicial discipline verdict in Enait case overruled by Dutch Court of Judicial Discipline

In the Netherlands, the Court of Judicial Discipline has overruled a lower Court decision regarding the Enait case, […]
November 26, 2009

“Ambassadors” appointed to fight female circumcision

“Ambassadors” to fight against female genital mutilation were appointed by Dutch deputy health minister Jet Bussemaker on Wednesday: […]
November 4, 2009

Egyptian parents don’t want to raise their children in the Netherlands

Last year as many as three hundred Egyptian-Dutch children were moved from Amsterdam to Egypt by their parents, […]
September 25, 2009

Welfare and the burqa in the Netherlands

The Mayor of Amsterdam, Job Cohen, says in an interview with Dutch daily Trouw that he opposes the […]
September 12, 2009

Dutch Court clears father of FGM

A Court in Haarlem, the Netherlands, has acquitted a man of Moroccan origins of charges that he performed […]
September 11, 2009

Imam Fawaz Jneid: Headscarf prevents rape

The leader of the Green Left party in the Dutch Parliament, Femke Halsema, recently said in an interview: […]
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