Ariana: The Dutch government announced Friday it will not appeal a court order to pay compensation to relatives of civilians who were killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan. The District Court of The Hague found in November that the late-night attack violated international humanitarian law. The court sided with four survivors of the attack who
AP: A local court in the Netherlands ruled on Wednesday that Dutch forces unlawfully bombed a residential complex in Afghanistan in 2007, and ordered the state to pay financial compensation to the victims. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 31, 2018 Dutch far-right lawmaker Geert Wilders has cancelled a planned contest calling for cartoon caricatures of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad amid mass protests against the event in Pakistan. Wilders, who had received death threats over his plans, said late on August 30 that he decided to cancel the event
1TV: Geert Wilders, the anti-Islam MP who leads the Netherlands’ second largest party, announced the November contest earlier this year. “Holding of the contest for creating, publishing and disseminating disrespectful cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him), the beloved Prophet of Muslims around the world is not only a source of deep offence for the