Monday, December 23, 2013

Netherlands: 'Jew' becoming more common insult

A report by the Verwey-Jonker Institute shows a strong link between racist - mostly antisemitic - expressions and football.  'Jew' is used as an insult, especially in South Holland province, where there is a strong anti-Ajax sentiment.  However, 'Jew' and coarser variants is now becoming a more common insult in the province in non-football contexts, such as schools and bars.

More: Omroep West

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