Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Dutch COVID Deaths Tripled in a Week


Official data from the public health agency RIVM show that 102 people died from COVID 19 in the week ending Sept 29.  That was three times more than the 33 who died during the previous week.  Two hundred forty four patients were admitted to hospitals during the week as opposed to 152 the week before.


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

More than 8000 New Corona Infections in the Past Week


More than 8000 people have tested positive for the Corona virus in the last week.That was said by the RIVM Health Institute on Tuesday in its weekly update. People in their twenties accounted for the most of the new infections. The R-number which indicates the average number of people infected by one patient now stands at 1.38.


Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Leiden University Cancels Professorship of Jewish Studies

Judith Frishman has presented her departure lecture as Professor of Jewish Studies at Leiden University. The University is now cancelling that Professorship. She mentioned that she has frequently been asked whether the Jewish community could subsidize the Professorship. Frishman observed that this request is related to the prejudice of the rich Jew, which Dutch Jews are not. She added: “why should Jews pay for this Professorship and why doesn't have a firm place just as other Professorships of other religions have?”


Sunday, September 6, 2020

Majority of Dutch: Minister of Justice no Longer Credible


A recent poll shows that 66% of the Dutch population no longer consider Minister Ferd Grapperhaus (Justice and Security) credible.  That is because there were major transgressions of the Corona rules during his wedding.  Almost 47%of those polled  consider that he should resign.


Sunday, August 2, 2020

Opposition against Government Corona Policies

In the past week, Coronavirus cases in the Netherlands rose to an 11 week high.  Most cases are being reported in the Rotterdam region, very few in the three northern provinces.  Half of the patients are 20-40 years of age.  Officials are particularly concerned that the Coronavirus may spread easily among students.  Several hundred people opposed to the government's policies held a demonstration at The Hague.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

National Statistics Agency: Perhaps 100% more People Died of Pandemic than official Figures

The National Statistics Agency (CBS) said that the number of people who have died in The Netherlands from Covid-19 may be up to 100% higher than the official figures. CBS has introduced a new method to calculate the number of excess-deaths - the number of deaths above and beyond the expected number. The CBS estimates that more than 10.000 people have died from the pandemic between March 9 and May 24.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Does the Netherlands Continue indirectly to finance Terrorist-Related Palestinian Organization?

Israeli organization NGO Monitor says that OXFAM Novib annually receives tens of millions of Dutch tax money.  It is likely that part of that is transferred to the Palestinian UAWC organization. UAWC apparently  supports the terrorist organization PFLP financially.  Two former UAWC employees are currently in Israeli jail suspected of murdering a 17 year old Israeli girl in 2019.