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The Netherlands

Dutch member of mainstream party says Jews came to Israel to be Nazis

A member of the mainstream Dutch Green Left party, which has publicly endorsed attempts to boycott Israel, said Holocaust-traumatised Jews came to Israel “to be Nazis.”

Dutch Protestant and Catholic churches issue joint statement against antisemitism

The two largest Christian denominations in the Netherlands, the Roman Catholic Church (RKK) and the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN), have issued a joint statement against increasing antisemitism in the country. 

Dutch rapper drops ‘Anne Frank’ stage name following outcry over antisemitism

The 25-year-old Dutch rapper, whose real name may be Anne van der Does drops 'Anne Frank' stage name after an outcry and the revelation of past antisemitic statements.

Dutch rail company to compensate Holocaust survivors

Dutch national rail company said that it will financially compensate Holocaust survivors and relatives, who were transported to Nazi concentration camps via rail during WWII.

Dutch senator says Jews went like “docile lambs” to gas chambers

The Jewish people put up "very little resistance" in World War II, exacerbating the Holocaust, according to Toine Beukering, a 60-year-old former brigadier general in the Netherlands.

Dutch government makes fight against antisemitism national priority

The Dutch government has allocated 3 million euros towards fighting antisemitism — the first time the Netherlands has placed the fight on its list of national priorities.

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