There is a group of people in Europe, mainly in Germany but now also active in The Netherlands that is called ‘Pegida’, which stands for ‘Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of The West (Des Abenlandes, in German). Their discourse is super racist and discriminatory. Anyone involved with that group and the like is utterly insane […]
The brilliant and magical Sunday morning I wrote about couldn’t end better! Do you know those days? When there is a nice flow and energy that this flow continues throughout the whole day? That you meet unexpected things or that you are in unexpected situations you always will remember?
Such a day was this Sunday.
Malaysia is an Islam/Muslim dominant country, which also has a multicultural society, has a democracy, and that we are living peacefully with each other. I would like to speak up against the rising Islamophobia in the West by giving my input in the debate in a positive way from my own experience trying to give […]
I did not want to take that wiggling bridge again we took entering the docks I wrote about in Pt 3 of this series. In little boy’s excitement I did cross it once and that was more than enough! Still blown away of the ‘National Geographic’ walk we saw the main entrance and walked out, […]
I very much would like to have an answer to this question: What is the product, or result, when kids in the USA are being moved in a school bus and supervised for the majority of the day throughout their most formative years, rather than move themselves?
Open brief aan Geert Wilders (open letter to Geert Wilders English below Dutch) Geert, Geert, Geert….. Ik heb het eigenlijk met je te doen. Ettertje, galbakje, muggenziftertje, van me. Gaat alles goed met je? Misschien een aspirientje nodig? Misschien iets sterkers? Te veel paddo’s genomen zodat je nog altijd hallucineert? Waren de kikkers lekker […]
The other day a friend read this article of The Telegraph “Refugees could be fined or lose residency for failing to uphold Dutch values”, written by Senay Boztas on the 28th of November, retrieved the 29th of November 2015. On facebook she tagged be and asked what my opinion about it is and this is my […]
This article tries to give a wider understanding of Boko Haram and tries to show that the situation is more complex than it is explained on the media. When we go back
In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo events a lot of information and news is created to ‘inform’ us how bad the situation is, how big of a thread Muslims are and how ‘we’ are victims and that we have to stand up and protect what we have been building and that this is something […]
In the last half of 2014, Jurgen Todenhofer went to the “Caliphate” of IS, which is in Iraq. He is the first western journalist who got permission from the IS to visit the Islamic State, to see what it is, how they are organized, to discuss and to find out what they really want.