Senay Boztas

The shooting of a journalist — and the dark world of Dutch organized crime

Peter R. De Vries has regularly received death threats from the Netherlands’s most notorious criminals

By Senay Boztas

Europe

The manhunt dividing Belgium

Right-wing movements tend to rail against Brussels — in Belgium, that means blaming the country itself

By Senay Boztas

Europe

Rutte wins again in the Dutch election

The result shows clear signs of the public’s frustration with the ongoing lockdown

By Senay Boztas

Europe

The Netherlands experiments with gender quotas for business

Many Dutch women believe their representation in public life and at the top of business is lagging

By Senay Boztas

Europe

Inside the Dutch anti-lockdown riots

The Netherlands is a country with a broad, libertarian notion of freedom, where the lockdowns have been mild up until now

By Senay Boztas

Europe

Is the Dutch COVID crackdown all thanks to the ‘English variant’?

The Dutch parliament voted for an unprecedented restriction on personal freedoms this week

By Senay Boztas

Europe

Why the Dutch can’t stop bending the COVID rules

Why is the Netherlands faring so badly with the coronavirus?

By Senay Boztas

Europe

The rise of Dutch Euroskepticism

The Netherlands has always felt suspicious of further political integration

By Senay Boztas

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