Discrimination is the unequal treatment of persons on the grounds of certain characteristics. The government wants to prevent and combat discrimination. The Netherlands therefore has legislation that prohibits discrimination. Several agencies, such as the Public Prosecution Service and the antidiscrimination services, are involved in the fight against discrimination.
The Netherlands, Italy and the Czech Republic: no confidence in UN anti-racism meeting
22-07-2011 | 11:51
The Netherlands, Italy and the Czech Republic will not be present for the celebrations marking the tenth anniversary of the...
'Government will not gag Wilders’
06-07-2011 | 13:03
‘The Dutch Government will continue to reject any call to gag a politician. The Netherlands enjoys freedom of expression and...
‘No place for anti-Semitism at UN summit’, says Verhagen
16-12-2008 | 09:46
The Netherlands is demanding that the draft text for the Durban Review Conference against racism and discrimination focus not...