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Dutch Diversity Deletes Christmas
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December 11, 2009, 03:53 AM
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Multicultural immigration is not friendly to Christian traditions in Europe, as this item from the Netherlands indicates.

School `Too Diverse` for Christmas Tree, NIS News Bulletin, December 12, 2009

THE HAGUE, 09/12/09 - The Haagsche Hogeschool college will not put up a Christmas tree this year because it does not want to cause provocation to immigrant students. The tree is too closely linked with Christianity, according to the school management.

Traditionally, a meters-high tree always stood in the school`s atrium. Now there are only some streamers and fairy lights hanging there. Management wants to "stress the international character and the diversity within the school" by this move. The school is opting for "light and heat," which can be enjoyed by everyone in his or her own manner, according to the management.

The college has 20,000 students. Thirty percent are of immigrant origin, as are 12 percent of the teachers. Many pupils expressed fury on the Internet about the decision not to put up a tree this year. "Because a handful of religious good-for-nothings take offence about a tree with some lights and coloured balls, the rest of the school community has to suffer," complained one pupil.