Further evidence that this country is becoming more and more intolerant.
Worrying report by an independent public opinion research (Motivaction) reveals that a quarter of the population has a negative opinion of allochtones (‘foreigners’ in the broad sense of different origin, skin colour, religion and/or race). Those who are ‘racist’ (10%) believe that Netherlanders are more intelleigent than allochtones and that different nationalities should not mix.
Another 17% admit to being racist ‘now and then’. They think allochtones are “criminal, impolite, lazy and intolerant”. Regarding people’s opinion of Islam, half of
The so-called ‘multi-cultural society’ also is not so popular among the majority of the population, since 80% believe that current situation between different cultures is ‘tense’. Most people are least at ease with Moroccans.