Amsterdam Museumnacht celebrates its 20th anniversary

“It’s a happy evening” Amsterdam Museumnacht celebrates its 20th anniversary in November By HENRIKE FREYTAG | November 28, 2019 Cover photo by Tjan Ho Lai A palm tree in Hortus Botanicus in colorful lights by night on November 2nd, 2019. On Saturday, November 2, 2019, 55 museums in Amsterdam held special night events during the 20th Museumnacht. […]

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested during International ‘Rebel Without Borders’ Week By HENRIKE FREYTAG  | November 25, 2019 Cover photo by Charley Rousset / The Amsterdammer On October 13th 2019 the group Extinction Rebellion blocked the Blauwbrug bridge in the early morning. From October 7 to October 12, 2019, climate activist group Extinction Rebellion, arranged several blockades […]

“Power to the People” – Dutch citizens join in for global climate strike week

“Power to the People” Dutch citizens join in for global climate strike week By Henrike Freytag | October 11, 2019 Cover photo by Henrike Freytag On September 20, 2019, people from 150 countries came together to protest against the climate crisis, marking the start of the ‘Global Week for Future’. The protests were reverberations of the […]