‘He came with a burning torch’: Threats force 1 in 4 Dutch politicians to seek protection.


Our colleague Bas Batelaan has contributed to this alarming article on Euronews.

The disturbing rise in threats against Dutch politicians is a wake-up call for us all. It’s key to every democracy that politicians freely voice their views without fear ?

"Politicians are increasingly afraid to speak, they think twice before they do it because they see all the risks.''

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