Sunday, July 22, 2007

Intolerance


As we are dealing the last years in the Netherlands still with more intolerance from all sides, yesterday night some lunatics threw a Molotov cocktail to a Mosque, in the city of Haarlem. In the end, no damage. At the same time when Jews, especially in Amsterdam, are more and more subjects of personal attacks by Moroccan Muslim immigrants, we can make the conclusion that all integration policies have failed so far.
And it doesn't matter who governs the country...
And a pity to read that today in Sason (East Turkey), Diyarbakir (South East Turkey) and in Antalya, people of different parties were fighting with each other on election day...
We definitely need more cross cultural communication knowledge.

2 comments:

Rick Waldroup said...

Very interesting read. These type of problems are world wide. I don't know what it will take for us to all live in harmony.

Hans said...

Thanks Rick for your comment.
It takes a life time for most people to understand that we are equal.
Very sad.
ps. will publish a photo of you soon here, with your name and copyright of course.
Kindest