August 28, 2009

Islamic school in Amsterdam fights loss of government funding

In an unusual move, Dutch Deputy Education Minister Sharon Dijksma (Labor) has withdrawn 225,000 in national subsidies previously […]
August 18, 2009

Dutch university fires Islamic scholar Ramadan

The Dutch city of Rotterdam and Erasmus University have dismissed Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan as an adviser: the […]
August 13, 2009

Fear of honor violence in Netherlands

Muslim Dutch girls, fearing honor violence in retribution, are often reluctant to seek counseling following sexual assault. via:[http://www.trouw.nl/nieuws/zorg/article2836954.ece/Hulp_voor_verkrachte_allochtone_meisjes.html]
July 17, 2009

Young Muslims in the Netherlands fear forced marriages during summer break

Many young Dutch Muslims are afraid that they will be forced into a marriage during summer break and […]
July 13, 2009

In the Netherlands, a battle is brewing over gender-segregated classes for Muslim women

City councillor Marka Spit in Utrecht, the Netherlands, says she is going to ignore Dutch Integration Minister Eberhard […]
May 30, 2009

FGM among Somali women living in the Netherlands

Four out of ten Somali and Ethiopian women who give birth in the Netherlands have been genitally mutilated. […]
May 20, 2009

Rotterdam testing plan against forced marriages

The city council of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has started a trial to prevent girls from being forced into […]
May 18, 2009

Analysis: Downturn Draws a Veil Over Islam

John Vinocur argues that Europe’s economic crisis has subordinated its other epochal problem — shaping a future life […]
April 20, 2009

Dutch Defense Minister to appoint controversial Imam as planned

The Dutch Ministry of Defense is going ahead with the appointment of a controversial Moroccan imam after the […]
April 6, 2009

Rotterdam City Council Reserved Separate Seating Area for Women

Dutch Minister of Integration Klink thinks it is not acceptable that the City of Rotterdam reserved separate “women’s […]
October 24, 2008

Radical Imam in Netherlands pleads for Polygamy

[Translated]: The controversial Imam Jneid Fawaz of the orthodox As-Shoennah Mosque in the Hague provides his followers advice […]
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