NL-Aid on BBA & Global March – A Rectification & Apology

From December 2010 to September 2011, NL-Aid has published 5 articles about Bachpan Bachao Andolan and Global March Against Child Labour in which their output and involvement in child labour is questioned. These articles were written by yours truly. The arguments were interwoven around documentation that was sent by secret informants. As I have not [...]

Dutch minister Rosenthal again annoys EU-colleagues with hard line pro-Israel attitude

Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal annoyed his EU counterparts by not joining in criticism of increasing violence by Israeli settlers on the occupied West Bank, the Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad reported on Wednesday. The annoyance is understandable as it is not the first time Rosenthal obstructs a common European stand on Israel, in [...]

NL-Aid closed because of Carnaval

NL-Aid is closed for 3 days because of Carnaval. New blogs and articles will be published at 21st Februari. Regards, NL-Aid Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

Dutch, Flemish MPs vote to fight for Afrikaans

Motion-Bosma voted in at Dutch Language Union: Dutch, Flemish MPs agree to actively campaign for Afrikaans-language rights: supported by parties ranging from D66 (far-left) to Vlaams Belang (Flemish conservatives) The Interparliamentary committee of the Dutch Language Union has voted in a motion calling on the Ministers of Flanders and the Netherlands to become actively engaged [...]

Generational Poverty among Black Lower Classes in Suriname: Unraveled or Begging for More Questions?

This is the Third post in a Series on Poverty of Blacks in Suriname and the rest of The Caribbean; This post deals with Gender and Black Leadership, and the notion that progress of Blacks is typically impeded by Colonialism, Imperalist Forces and Capitalism. The case of Suriname offers a more nuanced view, demonstrating the [...]

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