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Tag archive for ‘decolonization’
By The Publisher On Monday, June 27th, 2022
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Factsheet: “Only a small minority prefers complete independence”

PHILIPSBURG — Is St. Maarten completely decolonized or is there still work to be done? That is the central question in a factsheet three experts put together for the Dutch Second Chamber. The answer remains More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 14th, 2022
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Round table debate about Kingdom Charter: “Not correct to state that we are still a colony of the Netherlands”

PHILIPSBURG — Next week Tuesday, April 19, the parliamentary committee for Constitutional Affairs and Decolonization organizes a round table panel discussion with four experts about the Kingdom Charter, its More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, August 28th, 2021
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UN Committee urges the Netherlands to promote equality

PHILIPSBURG — “Formal equality does not equate material equality.” That is one of the conclusions of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination after the evaluation of the Dutch 22nd More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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Mission impossible

By Hilbert Haar If you are not confused enough yet about the whole decolonization petition and what it means for Dutch liquidity support for our cash-strapped government, here is something else to think about. First More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Pro Soualiga twists old study to fit its agenda

PHILIPSBUG — In an attempt to revive its decolonization claims the Pro Soualiga Foundation sent out a press release about the promotion of Steven Hillebrink at Leiden University on the thesis The Right to More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Pro Soualiga Response To “Decolonization Was Completed In 1955”

Dear Editor, In February of 2018, the Kingdom of the Netherlands submitted a Written Statement  to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) where they declared in paragraph 2.5 that “the right to self-determination More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Foundation maintains incorrect claim that United Nations rejected Kingdom Charter

PHILIPSBURG – The Pro Soualiga Foundation is apparently not happy with the conclusion that the decolonization process for the Netherlands Antilles and Suriname was already completed in 1955. Therefore, the foundation More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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“Decolonization was completed in 1955”

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliamentary Committee for Constitutional Affairs and Decolonization has lost most of its luster already before its first meeting, given the Dutch government’s reply to a lawsuit filed by More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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“Barking up the wrong tree”, says MP Wescot-Williams

~ Prime Minister Jacobs cautions Parliament about Decolonization chatter ~ PHILIPSBURG — In a letter dated November 17, the Prime Minister of St. Maarten apprised Parliament of her most recent contact with More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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The Netherland’s International Declaration Supporting Decolonization

In February of 2018, the Kingdom of the Netherlands submitted a Written Statement to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague regarding the Chagos Islands and their struggle for a full measure of More...