Two men trapped on top of a burning wind turbine perish

October 29, 2013Ooltgensplaat, NetherlandsA fire starts in a wind turbine, trapping two workers at the top On October 29, four engineers were performing maintenance on 12 turbines at Deltawind’s Piet de Wit wind farm in the Netherlands. A fire began in the engine room and, while two of the workers were able to escape the…

Film-maker murdered for making movie criticizing Islam

November 2, 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands Theo Van Gogh is shot, stabbed, and has a note stabbed to his chest Van Gogh had worked on a short film called Submission which criticized the treatment of women in Islam. Mohammed Bouyeri, who allegedly has ties to the Dutch Islamist Hofstad Network, gunned down Van Gogh as he…