Oct 17th, 2012
By Jannie Schipper, Radio Netherlands African migrants in Morocco feel victimised by the locals, and Moroccans in their turn are sometimes scared of the newcomers. The lack of understanding between the two groups is deep, as Radio Netherlands Worldwide’s Jannie Schipper discovered on a visit to...
In Middle East
Jan 30th, 2011
Iran on Saturday hanged Iranian-Dutch woman Zahra Bahrami for selling and possessing drugs, dismissing repeated pleas by The Netherlands which had sought details about her case. Bahrami’s execution is the latest in a slew of hangings carried out by the Islamic republic in January. Her execution...
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 4th, 2011
New proposals to pursue those who benefit from the illegal exploitation of minerals have been broadly welcomed by activists – although some argue this would impoverish communities dependent on the trade. Under new measures put forward by lawyers and human rights activists, companies who profit ...