Stories about Netherlands
On World Environment Day, a look at the Global Voices stories on climate change that have most captured our attention so far this year.
The protest was a call for government transparency regarding the use of public funds and the state's connections to Shell
“All of us Latin Americans have to come together to fight imperialism."
Despite COVID-19, Eastern European seasonal labourers continued to toil on farms and in factories as before — sparking a fierce debate about the rights of migrants in wealthier EU states.
“I asked myself, how can we make sure that there is a just and healthy planet in the end for us to live our liberated lives?”
Over 163 community leaders and activists have been murdered over the past three years in Colombia.
Yeah, I'm angry. And scared. About racism. Our future. The Netherlands.
"I have first hand experiences throughout my whole life. We live in a society that is still centered around colonial perspectives on history."
“I understand Dutch affection for Zwarte Piet is born out of a warm, and well-meaning Christmas tradition. But I cannot excuse it.”
"We all have ways in which we are a victim and a perpetrator."
Copyright proposals being pushed by European governance bodies must take into account the nature and potential uses of networked digital technology.
"Everyday we need to tell each other that their hatred will be defeated by the intrinsic need for peace; to live together; not to hate each other; but to love."
Since late 2016, the interactive Radio Garden project has allowed users to explore the world through radio broadcasts.
"Art is uncomfortable, you can never feel comfortable," says Paraguayan artist Enrique Collar who is now living in The Netherlands.
Identity, integration and Islam were critical issues in the Dutch spring elections in the Netherlands. At the heart of the debate was who belongs in the Netherlands.
A rally, a crackdown and a diplomatic standoff that stands to benefit nationalist politicians in both countries, but almost no-one else.
"The xenophobia has terrible consequences, doesn't it? Therefore, please stop spreading it!"
For ten years, a U.S. embassy operated quietly in Accra, the capital of the West African country of Ghana. But the embassy wasn't an embassy at all.
Inhabitants of the Balkans brace for winter, the time of year when the omnipresent air pollution literally becomes visible and even more tangible.