No more Buck on Hague primary schools

Elementary schools in the Hague have agreed that from now on, around 5 december neutral Black Peter stopping by.

It is a collective appointment of all 150 public, Protestant Christian and Catholic elementary schools to the classic Black Knight with frizzy hair, thick red lips and gold earrings. The school boards find that discriminatory characteristics. The Hague is the first major city that a neutral on all elementary schools introduces and Zwarte Piet in the ban does, said President Gerard van Drielen SCOH, the Foundation of the Christian education haaglanden, Thursday in the AD."There were children who are not comfortable with the sinterklaas celebrations by the presence of black Pete." A Committee of the United Nations to act against racial discrimination given last month that the Dutch Government should actively combat the stereotypes associated with the character.

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