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Must Prove They’re Not Jewish

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Tourists applying for visas to some Arab countries have been asked for notarized statements that they are not Jews, according to Dutch Labor Parliamentarian Heinz Roethof. He has presented a written question to the Dutch Foreign Ministry asking for an investigation to center on whether the countries involved signed the 1966 International Anti-Racialist Convention and to determine whether notaries are allowed by the Dutch constitution to notarize statements of this nature.

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