Protests at Dam Square in support of ‘Freedom for Venezuela’

Yesterday, on January 23, 2019, around 100 people gathered at Dam Square in Amsterdam as a sign of support for Juan Guaidó, the Venezuelan President of the National Assembly, who is locked in a bitter power struggle against the current reign of Nicolas Maduro. Similar protests were staged in the Hague and more than a […]

Editorial: New Year, New Semester, Better Journalism

As the holiday hang-over runs its final course and the students pick up their pace; it is the time we employ our notepads again and avail our best penmanship to present in the most honest and pragmatic manner, the happenings within our beloved city of Amsterdam. As a student, the sense of belonging forms an […]

Celebration of the Diwali Festival in Amsterdam

Diwali, the festival of lights, also known as ‘‘lichtjesfeest’’ in the Netherlands, is one of the major Hindu festivals celebrated around the world. It is a five-day-celebration, day three, which falls today, is the day of the Laxmi Puja and the return of Lord Rama, after defeating the evil king Ravana on Dusshera, 20 days […]

Dutch Police Prevents Major Terrorist Attack, Seven Men Arrested

On Thursday evening, the Dutch Police prevented a major terrorist attack in the Netherlands. Police reports confirm that seven men, aged from 21 to 34, were arrested in Arnhem, Rotterdam, Vlaardingen and Weert and suspected to prepare a terrorist attack. The investigation regarding these arrests started in April 2018. The main suspect, alleged ringleader, is […]