Dutch racist threatens election candidate

This June 2017 video says about itself:

Discrimination is on the rise in the Netherlands

Rotterdam was once known for welcoming newcomers, but the rise of the Dutch far-right is making life there more difficult for foreigners.

Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:

A 61-year-old man from Barendrecht was arrested because, according to the police, he threatened a Rotterdam local council election candidate on social media. The target is a member of the Ubuntu Connected Front, which in the city council mainly wants to represent Rotterdam people with an African and Caribbean background.

The Barendrecht man posted death threats on the Facebook page of the local council candidate yesterday. He also threatened to start a fire.

Fast performance

UCF, which already expected racist or discriminatory reactions in election time, immediately reported the threats to the police. “The suspect could quickly be tracked down by the police’s fast actions”, says the UCF.

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