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Stories about Netherlands
12 March 2017
A rally, a crackdown and a diplomatic standoff that stands to benefit nationalist politicians in both countries, but almost no-one else.
22 December 2016
18 December 2016
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.
6 November 2016
Inhabitants of the Balkans brace for winter, the time of year when the omnipresent air pollution literally becomes visible and even more tangible.
14 October 2016
Evidence shows that the tradition of Black Pete is having a negative impact in the Netherlands, especially on young people, but the Dutch government has failed to tackle the problem.
23 November 2015
In this two-part conversation with Global Voices, Sahand Sahebdivani talks about cultural encounters, female heroes in Persian mythology, the power of storytelling, and the idea of hybrids of cultural exchange.
16 November 2015
8 November 2015
Four young women are planning to make their way to Lesvos, Greece, to help refugees as they land in Europe. Find out why and how you can help.
23 September 2015
Volunteers at Amsterdam's Central Station have banded together to welcome and support arriving refugees. "What I didn’t anticipate," writes Faten Busheri, "are the stories they would tell me."
7 September 2015
She dedicated her award to "all colleagues who risk their lives telling stories of others that no one listens too.''
5 September 2015
Passport privilege is perhaps the most valuable thing in the middle of the unfolding refugee crisis. Should a document be able to determine life or death in this world?
17 July 2015
Science writer Sophia Schweitzer looks at a landmark court decision ordering the Dutch government to act faster to protect its citizens against the harmful effects of climate change.
14 April 2015
Journalists and photographers Roberto Pizzato and Nicola Zolin offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the "New University" movement's two-month student occupation at the University of Amsterdam.
28 February 2015
Students at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) launched a protest under the name of The New University to demand the democratization of education.
14 February 2015
We humans have been using expressions of hesitation for a long time. Linguists are now noting a shift in usage across a number of Germanic languages from "um" to "uh."
29 October 2014
18 July 2014
With emotions running high following the plane crash in Ukraine, a handful of particularly calloused statements by figures in Moscow and Donetsk have attracted the RuNet's attention.
31 March 2014
Free Tibet protesters were foiled by Chinese security officials, and a protest urging the US to stop Iran's nuclear ambitions was given prime real estate near the summit.