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#Mayflower400: Leiden chooses side of the coloniser

In 2020, the journey of the Pilgrims from Leiden, via England, to America will be commemorated under the name “Mayflower 400“. This marks 400 years since the Pilgrims traveled on the fabled “Mayflower” ship. The official narrative is a story of jubilation and success and the two key words of the Leiden commemoration are “Freedom and Tolerance”. This theme year

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Criticism on the Mayflower400 commemoration year in Leiden

In 2020, Leiden celebrates the “Mayflower 400” year, a commemoration of the journey the Pilgrims made to America on the Mayflower four hundred years ago. The Pilgrims were a group of religious refugees who left England in 1609 for the Netherlands. They were very strict in Protestant doctrine, quite fundamentalist and patriarchal from a modern perspective. They lived in Leiden for twelve years, but then

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No to the agreement in Sudan

To begin with: the Sudanese revolution is already stolen. The biggest problem is that the people who were not accepted, and will never be accepted, by the entirety of the revolution of Sudan are claiming to lead it. The most devastating thing they have ever done is the agreement with the regime of Omar al-Bashir! The leaders of the revolution

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Sudan updates – Terrorists in the new Sovereign Council

For us as undocumented, illegalized refugees it’s important that activists, leftist politicians, lawyers, judges and others who care about justice have a good understanding of what’s happening in our countries of origin. I truly believe that a better understanding can lead to more solidarity, changed policies, better legal representation and residence permits. By writing these short columns with updates about

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The Sudanese embassy in The Hague terrorizes undocumented Sudanese refugees

I’m from Ad-Damazin (Blue Nile, Sudan). I’m 7470 km away from my family. This distance is stretched by the difficulties of life here in Amsterdam. Let me explain some of the very hard realities we deal with as Sudanese undocumented refugees in Holland. The Hague has a Sudan embassy. Know why we don’t protest there every week to be in

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May 3rd, Leiden: launch of rapportagezwartepiet.nl and how to continue?

On May 3rd, No More Blackface Leiden launches its website rapportagezwartepiet.nl. This site was created after research on the presence of Black Petes at the Leiden Sinterklaas parade in 2018. During the second part of the event we will have a brainstorm about how we can get rid of Black Pete in Leiden. We will also make some time for

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Nor Zartonk aktivisti Alexis Kalk Istanbul’da Sevag Balıkçı anması sonrası gözaltına alındı

Nor Zartonk aktivisti Alexis Kalk dün Şişli Ermeni mezarlığındaki Sevag Balıkçı anmasından sonra bir süreliğine polis tarafından göz altına alındı. Kalk geçen Cumartesi Nor Zartonk ve Doorbraak’ın birlikte organize ettigi “Ermeni Soykırımı tarihe mi karıştı?” paneline konuşmacı olarak katılmıştı. Sevag Balıkçı, 24 Nisan 2011’de Ermeni Soykırımı’nın 96. yılında, Türk ordusunda zorunlu askerliğini yaptığı sırada, er Kıvanç Ağaoğlu tarafından öldürüldü. Mahkeme

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Nor Zartonk activist Alex Kalk arrested in Istanbul at the commemoration of Sevag Balıkçı

Yesterday Nor Zartonk activist Alex Kalk was arrested at the Armenian cemetary Şişli in Istanbul at a commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. Only last Saturday he was a speaker at the meeting “Is the Armenian Genocide history?” in Nijmegen, which was organized by Nor Zartonk and Doorbraak. On 24 April 2011, exactly on the 96th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide,

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ԱՐԴԵ՞ՕՔ ՄՈՌՑՈՒԱԾ Է ՀԱՅՈՑ ՑԵՂԱՍՊԱՆՈՒԹԻՒՆԸ

Նոր Զարթօնքի Հոլանտայի մասնաճիւղը եւ Doorbraak, 20 Ապրիլ 2019 շաբաթ օրը կը կազմակերպեն զրոյց մը եւ ցուցահանդէս մը: Հոլանտայի իշխանութիւնները դեռ չէ ճանչցած ցեղասպանութիւնը, երբ Հոլանտայի խորհրդարանը ընդունած է: 24 Ապրիլ 1915 ին հայերու եւ Ասորիներու ոչնչացումով սկսող ցեղասպանութիւնը, եթէ նկատի ունենանք փոքրամասնութիւններու ներկայ վիճակը մեզի ենթադրել կու տայ այն հարցման մասին թէ ցեղասպանութիւնը կը շարունակո՞ւի: 20 Ապրիլին կայանալիք միջոցառման

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