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  • EU official: Tensions with Russia must not muddle Holocaust record

    January 27, 2015 | 9:19 am

    Political tensions with Russia must not be allowed to obfuscate the historical record on the Holocaust, a senior European Union official said.

    Frans Timmermans, the first vice president of the European Commission — the EU’s executive branch — made the plea Monday at an event in...

  • Dutch lawmaker who called for sanctions on Israel resigns

    June 14, 2013 | 1:53 pm

    A Dutch lawmaker who recently called for government sanctions against Israel has resigned.

    Desiree Bonis made her resignation from Dutch Labor known on Thursday.

    “It did not bring me where I wanted to get,” she said of her three-year stint in The Hague.

    The previous day, she...

  • Sports-related incidents spark slight rise in Dutch anti-Semitism

    May 23, 2013 | 9:14 am

    The doubling of sports-related anti-Semitism last year led to the first increase in overall anti-Semitic incidents in three years in the Netherlands.

    In its annual monitor report on anti-Semitism, released Thursday, the Hague-based Center for Information and Documentation on...