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Credit - Twitter RoosKole. The Netherlands is going down the drain fast.
We need new elections fast. Need to get rid of this government and everyone asociated with it insane — Tammie TammieTreurReep November 26, However, it would now seem that not only the mayor of Amsterdam, but also those of the cities of Utrecht and Rotterdam refuse to apply the burqa ban.
The Hague, the fourth largest city in the country, said it would like the government to consult with municipalities about the new law.
No priority Rotterdam, ruled by a Muslim Mayor, wants to wait and see how the law will be explained. But Minister Ollongren said: The Rotterdam town hall declared that enforcing the ban would not be their highest priority.
It would not be something for which agents go into the street. Revler huldeaanhetbrui November 26, Meanwhile the city of The Hague claims that any enforcement of the law is 'premature' because the law is not yet in force.
The municipality does however call on the government to consult with the municipalities before enacting it. The Burqa ban law was approved by the Senate last June.
The scope is rather limited: It is still unclear at this time when the law comes into force Home Affairs Minister Kajsa Ollongren has yet to announce a date. Follow me on Codias!Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.
As we informed you, the leftwing Mayor of Amsterdam, Ms Femke Halsema, declared over the weekend that she did not feel the need for her city to enforce the burqa ban . In the country where you are not allowed to voice a political opinion that differs from the government, a Chinese scientist has revealed that he successfully made the world's first genetically edited babies.