This article was originally published on Maximum Amsterdam


The 10th of July, the Black Lives Matter Movement gathered on Dam Square to show solidarity not only to the mass killings in the US, but also the ones happening in the Netherlands. Police violence is a subject well-disputed over in America, however it seems to be more taboo in the Netherlands. Are racism and violence components of the said liberal and tolerant country?

This article was originally published on Maximum Amsterdam

‘A HUB OF ARTISTIC AND INTELLECTUAL EXPRESSION’

Amsterdam is not only the capital city of the Dutch, it is also a multicultural mix of foreign students, expats and other people from abroad. In this monthly column, our international editors share their perspective with us. Today: Mya Berger (18), who was born in Rabat (Morocco), speaks French and has lived in Switzerland, before moving here.