14 February 2023 ~ a historic day: the (Dutch) Court of Appeal issued a landmark ruling in the case of two citizens, Amnesty International, Control Alt Delete, RADAR and NJCM-PILP against ethnic profiling by Dutch border police (Royal Marechaussee). The Court ruled that the current practice is a form of racial discrimination and issued a ban. The Court ruled that the border police must change its practices with immediate effect, regardless of whether the State appeals the ruling. The case revolved around the question whether the border police may select people for a stop and check at the border (partially) because of their race. The coalition that started the case argued that the use of race in selection decisions is form of racial discrimination. Read more here.