Wednesday 12 August 2020

A round up of the best stories about the Netherlands and all things Dutch from leading international publications






The new Dutch far right

The new Dutch far right

When Donald Trump claimed his administration would be ‘designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization [sic]’ the day before threatening to send the military to quell nationwide protests against racist police violence earlier this summer, he found a notable voice of support in Thierry Baudet, leader of the Dutch far-right party Forum for Democracy (FvD). More >









The Laid-back Lockdown

The Laid-back Lockdown

King’s Day in the Netherlands is always more or less the same. Almost the whole country takes the day off, and the streets are flooded with people dressed in orange, drinking beer and generally acting as if they’ve been given get-out-of-jail-free cards. More >