As some call for expansion of laïcité laws in France, observant French Muslim women struggle with discrimination and exclusion from opportunity. More from The New York Times.
Dutch citizens adopt and care for graves of American WWII soldiers in the Netherlands. More from Public Radio International.
Dutch students in southern Amsterdam take to the streets asking for diversification in their increasingly segregated schools. More from AFP (via Yahoo! News).
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