An Afghan asylum seeker who allegedly stabbed two American tourists in a terror attack in Amsterdam today vowed to ‘strike again’.
Jawed Santani, 19, allegedly launched the attack on August 31 at the city’s Central Station and was shot in the hip by police just nine seconds later.
The judge at his trial today asked Santani if he had anything to say. He replied: ‘I will strike again’.
The two victims of the knife attack, both 38, are emotionally scarred for life, the court in Amsterdam heard.
“Right-wing extremists are growing more confident. They continue to focus on protesting against the perceived Islamisation of the Netherlands, the arrival of asylum seekers and the perceived loss of Dutch identity…” [emphasis added] wrote Dutch authorities in a September threat assessment.
Islamization in the Netherlands, however, is not merely a “perception” of “right-wing extremists” but an increasingly established trend.
Asylum Seeker Stabbed 3 People, Sought Jews or Christians in Hague – Prosecutor
Syrian migrant Malek F. was shot by police officers in May after stabbing three people while looking for Jews or Christians in The Hague, according to the prosecutor’s office.
The 31-year-old asylum seeker was originally declared insane. The attacker said he was looking for “Christian and Jewish kuffars,” the Arabic word for the non-believers.
A man has filed a petition to change his age so he can have better opportunities to go back to work and meet more women, arguing, too, that if transgender people are allowed to change their sex, then he should be permitted as well to change his age.
The Netherlands’ foreign ministry has stated that they are “dealing with threats to the Dutch ambassador to Pakistan over the tweets of right-winger Geert Wilders.
“We take the security of the embassy very seriously, and that is also the subject of consultations between the Netherlands and Pakistan. For security reasons, I cannot make any further comments,” the ministry spokesman said.
Several reports recently suggested that Pakistan’s interior ministry issued a secret memo, saying the hardline Islamist Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan party (TLP) planned to “target” the envoy of the European country. However, the party, which is pushing for Sharia Law in Pakistan, refuted the allegations.
The secret document referred to the reports, stating that “elements associated with the TLP” were planning “to seek revenge for uploading of blasphemous caricatures by Geert Wilders, Dutch parliamentarian, on his personal Twitter account.”
If Twitter does not bow to their demands, and block the populist politician’s account, the foundation will take Twitter to court, lawyer Ejder Kose tells newspaper AD.
“I live in a government safe house, heavily protected and bulletproof… I am driven every day from the safe house to my office in the Dutch parliament building in armoured police cars..,” Dutch MP Geert Wilders tells in his book Marked for Death.
Dutch authorities have discovered a massive benefit fraud by migrants and double passport holders from Turkey, public broadcaster NOS reports.
A Moroccan family that heavily fought with two Dutch police officers have asked for a counselling trajectory, newspaper De Telegraaf reports.
A former Shell CEO, who volunteers in giving education to migrants in the Netherlands, gave some shocking examples of his experiences with them. Although he had a lot of fun as well, he thinks the integration of Muslims is moving in the wrong direction.
The Dutch public broadcaster said Wednesday it had decided to change the appearance of the traditional Christmas-time character Black Pete whose blackface outfit sparks an annual controversy.
For almost 50 years Dutch mainstream politicians refused to do research into the country’s population change.
But under the pressure of Geert Wilders and his predecessors the current government can no longer ignore the topic and will start an investigation.
Öztürk says the media creates “distance between citizens and politics” and that’s a reason to take on the media.
I’m pretty sure he means ‘take over the media’.
The seven were seized Thursday in the cities of Arnhem and Weert by elite Dutch anti-terror units and are suspected of wanting to carry out a ‘major’ attack in the country.
Dutch police on Thursday foiled what it described as an attempt to commit a major terrorist attack with AK 47 machine guns, grenades and a car bomb.