Good morning! In Amsterdam this afternoon, there is a housing protest for the right to affordable housing, and the Surinamese Hindu community commemorates the arrival of Indian indentured workers in Suriname exactly 150 years ago.
But first, the weather: today it’s going to be rainy, it’s still dry all around and it’s going to be around 7 degrees, but the wind can make it cooler. Tomorrow little will change.
Are you going on the road? Here you will find an overview of the activities. check here Railway schedule.
What do you expect today?
- A housing protest is being held on Dam Square in Amsterdam for the second time for the right to affordable housing. Then there is the so-called “march against vacancies”.
- At the Leeuwarden Theatre, the Surinamese Hindu community commemorates the arrival of the Lalla Rookh, the first ship with Indian indentured workers, to Suriname exactly 150 years ago. They came to the Dutch colony to take up the work of enslaved people for pennies. Although they were paid, conditions for indentured servants were no better.
- In Nigeria, with a population of over 214 million, the country with the largest population in Africa, people are voting for the presidential election, just as they did yesterday. This is an exciting election, because there could be a political shift. The first election day was chaotic.
What did you miss?
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US Secretary of State Blinken said last weekend that China was considering supplying weapons. Beijing responded forcefully, saying it had no plans to transfer weapons. China considers itself a neutral party in the war.
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