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The Netherlands

Dutch PM apologises for country’s failure to protect Jews during the Holocaust

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has apologised on behalf of his country's government for its failure to protect Jews during World War Two.

Glowing stones form new Dutch memorial to the Holocaust

A new memorial was unveiled made up of 104,000 light-emitting stones commemorating Dutch victims of the Holocaust ahead of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp.

Jewish restaurant in Amsterdam targeted with fake bomb

The suspicious package left outside a Jewish restaurant in Amsterdam, sparking a major security scare, did not contain explosives, police confirmed.

Dutch return rare Nazi-looted porcelain to Jewish heirs

A precious porcelain set with 435 pieces dating back to the 18th century was found to have been looted from its original Jewish owner by the Nazis and will be returned to his heirs.

Dutch Ministry subjects Jewish education materials to “citizenship test”

The Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment sent investigators to subject the teaching materials of the Dutch Jewish community to a "citizenship test."

Man who stabbed Jews at Amsterdam market ruled unfit to stand trial

A Muslim man charged with trying to kill a Jewish father and son at an Amsterdam market has been found not criminally responsible for his actions and sent for psychological care.

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