Dutch government says Muslim radicalisation down
More Muslims speaking out against extremism and less sermons inciting violence are indications that measures to combat radicalisation have been successful.THE NETHERLANDS – Measures introduced to combat radicalisation and the polarising of groups within society has been successful, indicates a government report.
The report says the number of sermons inciting hatred or violence has decreased, while an increasing number of Muslims are speaking out against extremism.
The report collates the results of various research and information from the intelligence services.
It states that the Dutch have become slightly more positive about immigrants and the Islamic community. The document concludes that of the 850,000 Muslims in the Netherlands, only 3 percent is open to radicalisation.
[Radio Netherlands / Expatica]