Netherlands: Thwarting integration should be punishable

Henk Kamp, Dutch politician, says that intentional thwarting of integration should be punishable. The former minister of Defense spoke on the TV program NOVA.

According to Kamp, imams who stand in the way of integration should be punished. As possible measure he mentioned losing the Dutch nationality. Also the mosques where they preach might be closed.

Kamp's statements comes after the conflict of Tilburg mayor Vreeman with imam Ahmed Salam, who called called on Muslims not to pay taxes.

The Tilburg imam caused a scandal in the past when he refused to shake hands with former minister Verdonk.

Source: Telegraaf (Dutch)

See also: Tilburg: Controversial imam "doesn't belong here"

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