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Dutch anti-Islam party to hold Prophet Mohammad cartoon competition, despite previous polemics

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SHAFAQNA : Despite provoking serious polemics in the past, The Freedom Party of Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders will hold a competition of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad. According to Reuters, the party said the plan to…

Dutch Muslim Publishes Collection of Stories from Quran

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SHAFAQNA - “I didn’t know much about Islam. I thought it was so different from everything I knew and had nothing to do with my belief. I thought it was a religion for people from other countries.” Today, Petra is a first-time children’s…

Returning of Daesh child soldiers scares Dutch intelligence

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SHAFAQNA - The Dutch intelligence service and the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism warned for the return of ISIS child soldiers who are trained on armed combat and could carry out attacks in Europe in the future. According…

Dutch gather at mosque to express solidarity with Muslims

SHAFAQNA - People representing a broad coalition against racism gathered on Sunday at the central Al-Kabir mosque to show opposition to anti-Muslim sentiments in the country. A notorious Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker has vowed to shut mosques…

I saw my father become more peaceful after converting to Islam

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SHAFAQNA- The son of a former anti-Islam Dutch politician, Arnoud Van Doorn: I saw my father become more peaceful after converting to Islam Almost a year after his father’s reversion to Islam, the son of a former anti-Islam Dutch politician,…

Tunahan Kuzu, Dutch Muslim MP refuses to shake Netanyahu’s hand

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SHAFAQNA- Benjamin Netanyahu was faced with a potentially awkward encounter Wednesday, when a Dutch Muslim parliamentarian refused to shake his hand, indicating instead the Palestinian flag pin on his lapel. A video of Netanyahu’s meet-and-greet…

Dutch man who tweeted about cheers from Muslim students gets visit from cops

SHAFAQNA- A Dutch man appeared to be in hot water after tweeting his dismay upon hearing some Muslims students in Belgium cheered after the attacks in Brussels. "How do you still teach when the Muslim children in your class applaud?" Ivar…

"ISIS is a Zionist plan" says Dutch government official

SHAFAQNA - Yasmina Haifi, who works for the Dutch Justice Ministry's National Cyber Security Centre, made the controversial statement on Twitter yesterday, Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reported. Referring to Daesh by their former name,…