On Saturday 25 February, the President of the House of Representatives, Ms Gerdi Verbeet, will lay a wreath at the monument ‘De Dokwerker’ at the J.D. Meyerplein in Amsterdam, on behalf of the States-General.
The February Strike
The 1941 February Strike started in Amsterdam and was aimed at the anti-Jewish measures and activities of the Nazis. Its direct causes were the pogroms held by the Germans in the Jewish neighbourhoods of Amsterdam. The strike spread to the provinces of Utrecht and North-Holland.