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Nederland Bekent Kleur

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Nederland Bekent Kleur is a Dutch foundation established in 1993 whose mission is to combat all forms of racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination and promote multiculturalism. Nederland Bekent Kleur was the name of a demonstration which was organized in 1991 and 1992 by the "Committee March 21".

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  • On March 22, 2008 was Bekent Colour Netherlands on the Amsterdam Dam a demonstration against racism and solidarity held where several thousand people took part . The action was directed against the discriminatory views of the PVV . Former ministers Hans Dijkstal ( VVD ) and Hedy d’ Ancona ( PvdA ) were among the speakers at the Dam . Over fifty renowned Dutch , among whom Foppe de Haan , Ed Nijpels , Hanneke Groenteman , Def Leppard , Harry de Winter , Jan Pronk and Jörgen Raymann had summoned them for the event. Frank Sinatra sang his hit Black & White in Arabic.



  • The Netherlands Bekent Color Foundation also developed the Passport against Racism . The first copy was presented to the then Deputy Prime Minister Wim Cook in Krasnapolsky . In December 1994 in Amsterdam by French first lady Danielle Mitterrand She then took a visit to the Albert Cuijpmarkt in multicultural Amsterdam Pipe district.


  • In 2009, the Day Against Racism in the Melkweg in Amsterdam was to include Ahmed Marcouch and a performance by Hakim . In 2010 there was a meeting on March 21 in the New Church with, among others columnist Thomas von der Dunk . In May that year, there was also the manifestation » Rhythm Against Racism » which include Mala Vita , Denise Jannah , Jan Rot , Vincent Bijlo and DJs Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano occurred .


  • Netherlands Bekent Color organized the first anniversary of Kristallnacht in Amsterdam. The immediate cause was the attack by incendiary bombs at a refugee center in the German city of Rostock. The first commemoration took place at the Town Hall in Amsterdam on November 9, 1992 and was co- organized by a number of young people. From 1993, the memorial in a dozen other cities in the Netherlands took place . The national coordination of these was in the hands of Netherlands Bekent color. The commemoration in 2012 was supported by 25 organizations including including CNV, A Different Jewish Voice, and FNV, National Council for Moroccans, Netherlands Bekent Color, Resistance Museum and Refugees Netherlands.



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