New slavery museum should include all of Dutch colonial past: report – DutchNews.nl

The National Trans-Atlantic Slavery museum which is to be built in or around Amsterdam in the next few years must focus on all Dutch former colonies, the Dutch culture council and the Amsterdam arts council have recommended. The report, which was handed to caretaker culture minister Ingrid van Engelshoven on Monday, said that plans for the museum should not be focused solely on former colonies Suriname and Dutch Antilles to start with, as originally intended. Other parts of the world,...