Monday, September 22, 2014
The Justice Department is investigating possible fraud and corruption in at least five major projects, each aimed at fighting radicalization. Two of the suspects are from the Institute for Multicultural Issues Forum. The suspicions concern the Institute’s program manager, Halim el Madkouri, a Labor party politician, and the Berber activist Farid L., from The Hague. Both were arrested in a Hague coffee shop when el Madkouri received an envelope containing four thousand Euros from Farid L.
Posted by Bad News Blogger at 10:25 AM
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The Belgian Justice Department has leads that jihadists from The Hague have plans to attack the office of the European Commission in Brussels. In August, a man and a woman of Turkish origin were arrested at the Brussels airport where they had returned from Turkey. They had most probably been in Syria. Apparently the Belgian Justice Department is searching for additional jihadists in the Netherlands. All of these jihadis are Dutchmen of Turkish descent who are suspected of having connections to jihadi networks.
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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Labor parliamentarian, Ahmed Marcouch, visited the Schilderswijk in The Hague. He was battered with eggs and fireworks. People shouted at him, “Marcouch Homo”.www.volkskrant.nl/vk/nl/2686/Binnenland/article/detail/3748475/2014/09/15/Marcouch-in-Schilderswijk-bekogeld-met-eieren-en-vuurwerk.dhtml
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Friday, September 19, 2014
BNN TV has interviewed a Dutch jihadi who is part of the Al-Nusra front, the Syrian branch of the terror network, Al-Qaeda. The jihadi, Abu-Gharib, says that “the people who fight for Syrian president Assad torture victims in the most horrible way. We don’t do that, I just shoot to kill”.http://over.bnn.nl/persberichten/post/78833/bnn-special-9-11-over-nederlandse-jihadstrijders
Posted by Bad News Blogger at 7:41 AM
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Due to loopholes in Dutch law, it is extremely easy for car thieves to buy the equipment necessary to steal cars. This was said by Mr. Wouter Verkerk of the Foundation for Insurance and Car Criminality (VbV). In three years, the number of new cars which have been stolen has increased by 250%. As a result of the loopholes in the law, the Netherlands has become a successful exporter of new and almost-new stolen cars and car parts.
Posted by Bad News Blogger at 11:53 AM
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The Freedom party will soon introduce legislation to parliament about Black Pete. This new law will state that whenever communities organize an official reception for Sinterklaas, they will have to make sure that Black Pete is truly black. In addition, it will not be allowed to change the lyrics of classic Sinterklaas songs. It is doubtful whether a majority of parliamentarians will support the law.
Posted by Bad News Blogger at 12:00 PM
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Jean Debie, Chairman of the military trade union, VBM, says that the military has no confidence in the Minister of Defense, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert. According to Debie, salaries have decreased by 4.7%. There are also many complaints about the shortage of spare parts and manpower to participate in international actions. All this was confirmed in a poll executed this summer among 3,200 military, civil employees, and pensioners. About 80% of those polled consider that the Ministry does not act in the interest of the personnel.
Posted by Bad News Blogger at 8:07 AM