All posts tagged: netherlands

No Country can Win against Covid-19; but it is Possible to Choose How Badly to Lose!

“The Netherlands will become the first western European country to impose a partial lockdown since the summer, introducing strict new measures from Saturday in the face of record numbers of new Covid-19 infections” according to the Guardian on the 12th of November, 2021. So today, the 13th of November, marks the start of fresh Covid-19 […]

Shameless Pano-Report on Islamic Education is Pure Framing and Rabble-Rousing

This week on “Pano” of the VRT (The Flemish Public Broadcast Company in Belgium) investigated how Islamic education in schools is organized content-wise and what influence Morocco, Turkey and the Gulf States have on various mosques in Belgium. Among other things, the report discussed Muslims experiencing political pressure regarding their religious experience and that certain […]

The Public Attorney Office’s Verdict Exposes the Apathy of Legislature towards the Islamic Identity

On the 19th of June 2021, the conclusion of the Public Attorney’s office was published of the police report due to several written threats received by several mosques in Alkmaar, Culemborg, Deventer and Enschede. The letter contained diapers and the following written text: “Easter-gift for the cry-babies of our society!” Also included in the letter […]

Hypocrisy regarding Funding of Mosques versus Political Parties

In June 2020, the board of the Parliamentary enquiry concluded that funding of mosques leads to influence from so-called “unfree” countries. This commission investigated As-Soenna in The Hague and Al-Fitrah in Utrecht among others and discovered donations that were not known yet. The commission reported they experienced heavy resistance while conducting their research.

#FreeNaveedButt: Hizb ut Tahrir in The Netherlands Visits Pakistani Embassy

Today a delegation of Hizb ut Tahrir / The Netherlands visited the Pakistan embassy as part of a global campaign regarding the abduction of Naveed Butt, spokesman for Hizb ut Tahrir in Wilayah Pakistan. He was abducted by the Pakistani intelligence agency 9 years ago on 11th of May 2012 in broad daylight in the […]

The Netherland’s Ban on the Niqab that Criminalises Religious Modesty, Proves Yet Again How Religious Discrimination is Woven into the Fabric of the Secular Liberal System

On the 1st August, the Netherland’s ban on the Niqab came into force, prohibiting Muslim women from wearing the face veil in public institutions, including schools, hospitals, and government offices as well as on buses or trains. Authorities are now required to force women wearing the Niqab to remove their face veil if they wish […]

#SaveJanat: Delegation of Hizb ut Tahrir The Netherlands visits the Russian Embassy in The Hague

On 16/03/2018, a delegation of Hizb ut Tahrir in the Netherlands visited the Russian Embassy in The Hague because of the unjustified arrest of Jannat (Alla) Bespalova, by the Russian authorities. Jannat Bespalova is a Russian revert to Islam and member of the Islamic Political Party Hizb ut Tahrir. Her membership and the call to […]