Letter: Urgent call to all Caribbean nations to condemn and reject continuation of Dutch colonialism in the region

Dear Sir:

We herewith would like to bring attention to an urgent emerging undemocratic development in the Southern Caribbean. On November 20, 2018, the illegally deposed government of St Eustatius will be in court of first instance in St Maarten against the Dutch government to plead and fight for their fundamental democratic and inalienable right to a full measure of self-government according to the Charter of the United Nations.

Earlier this year, in February, the Dutch government, headed by the new Dutch State-Secretary of Kingdom Relations, Mr Knops, a experienced ex-military lieutenant colonel who was active in the Iraq War, through an undemocratic decision and action by the Dutch parliament landed with 40 policemen and a navy vessel in the harbour of St Eustatius….

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