12 april 1985 - MASS RESIGNATION AT Van der Giessen de Noord

Krimpen aan den IJssel / Alblasserdam - Such a 1200 employees of the shipyard Van der Giessen the North have been told that they will be fired. The anger focuses on national politics. Who would not be willing to save the company. A few days later the staff occupied the yard. Van der Giessen North got into trouble due to increased competition from the Far East.

 

12 april 1933 – SCHOOL FIGHT ALSO Alblasserwaard ORDER; PUBLIC SCHOOL CLOSED

Ottoland – In Ottoland village in the Alblasserwaard tempers run high as the city council (with an absolute majority in the Reformed) decide to close a public school. Despite resistance from the opposition, the school is still closed and all children should live according to the reformed school.

Board elementary school Vuilendam-Brandwijk. Regional Archives Dordrecht

read more: School Fight also finally end in Alblasserwaard

 

12 april 1995 – KURDISH PARLIAMENT IN EXILE FOUNDED IN THE HAGUE

Den Haag – The Turkish-Dutch relations come to be sharp as the Kurdish parliament was established in Exile in the conference in The Hague. The Turks see it as an extension of the PKK, in their eyes, a terrorist movement. Netherlands says it can not prohibit the gathering, What causes much anger among the Turks.

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