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Sprinter en Sneltrein komen tegen elkaar in Amsterdam

April 24, 2012

Sprinter en Sneltrein komen tegen elkaar in  Amsterdam

Treinen gebotst teken elkaar in Amsterdam tussen half 7 op zaredag avond twee treinen frontaal op elkaar. Hoeso op het zelfde spoor komen de sprinter en  een snell trein  op het zelfde spoor konden komen, is nog onduidelijk.   Betrokkenen Meerstadt liet weten dat hij na de botsing meteen naar de plek van het ongeluk is gegaan. Hij sprak daar met de more...

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Why is Africa So Poor?

April 16, 2012

Why is Africa So Poor?

Africa has always been poor.  Indeed, for most of human history, the whole world has been poor.  It was really only in the 18th century with the industrial and agricultural revolutions that North Western Europe, especially England, started to lift itself out of poverty.  It is a case of Western exceptionalism.   Why this occurred is a complex story.  But more...

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Getting gold from garbage – how some Member States are making waste a resource

April 16, 2012

Getting gold from garbage – how some Member States are making waste a resource

Top performing Member States under the European Union have recycling rates of up to 70 % and bury virtually nothing, whilst others still landfill more than three-quarters of their waste. How have the best performers turned waste from a problem into a resource? A new report from the European Commission today explains that it is by combining economic instruments. A mix of more...

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Aanleiding van uitlatingen van minister Henk Kamp in Pauw & Witteman

April 7, 2012

Donderdagavond 5 april jl. was minister Henk Kamp in debat met Lodewijk Asscher, wethouder in Amsterdam, inzake het aanbieden van stages aan jongeren zonder permanente verblijfsvergunning. Tijdens dit debat kwam het door Start Foundation opgerichte Stoutfonds ter sprake. Dit Stoutfonds betaalt boetes die stagebieders krijgen wanneer ze dergelijke jongeren stage laten more...

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De gemeenteraad van Amsterdam om stageplaatsen aan te bieden aan jongeren zonder permanente verblijfsvergunning

April 5, 2012

  Woensdagavond 4 april jl. besloot de Amsterdamse gemeenteraad een motie aan te nemen om stageplaatsen aan te bieden aan jongeren die geen permanente verblijfsvergunning hebben. Daarmee schaart Amsterdam zich achter de dertig bedrijven en één andere gemeente die dit vorig jaar ook deden na een oproep van het Stoutfonds. Als initiatiefnemer van het Stoutfonds more...

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European-wide Action Week against Racism- 17-25 March 2012

March 19, 2012

European-wide Action Week against Racism- 17-25 March 2012

OPEN YOUR MIND - SPEAK OUT AGAINST RACISM   The Global Human Rights Defense acknowledges the European - wide Action Week against Racism and utterly rejects racism in all it forms.   21 March is the International Day for the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination and GHRD would like to remind everyone that many different groups of society more...

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South Sudanese being massacred

January 3, 2012

South Sudanese being massacred

At least 150 people, mainly women and children have been killed in the past two days in South Sudan. Scores of people are being slaughtered to death after fleeing attacks by fighters from rival ethnic group in South Sudan. One woman told BBC news that 20 of her relatives have been shot to death.   South Sudan is one of the world's poorest regions which recently more...

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Who killed Stephen Lawrence?

January 3, 2012

Who killed Stephen Lawrence?

In April 1993, a young black teenager by name Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death near a bus stop in Eltham, south London. Stepehn was only 18 years old when he was killed. After his death, Police identified five men as primary suspects in connection his death.   After long years of investigation, a fresh forensic team of scientist has uncovered more...

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Is the Catholic Church sexually abusive?

December 16, 2011

Is the Catholic Church sexually abusive?

There is an amazing accusation that the Dutch Catholic church has been abusive? Could this accusation be true, or it is false? If it is true, who is abusing who? Is it the priest abusing congregants or the congregants abusive themselves?  If the answer is false, why this serious allegation being made against the mother of all Churches? Interestingly, the wise always say more...

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Request to ban Martin Filed

December 15, 2011

Request to ban Martin Filed

On Thursday, Assen court Prosecutor filed a petition to ban and deport Martin fild who is associated with pornography from Netherlands.   Martin’s deportation comes as a result of his involvement in child pornography and also in criminal organisation.   Martin’s Chairman Ad van den Bert was recently sentenced for three years in prison with one more...

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