Report: Dutch soccer club censured over anti-Semitic chants

August 9, 2011 21:12

A court in the The Hague censured a soccer club from the city that failed to stop anti-Semitic chanting at a home match against Amsterdam club Ajax in March, the English-language Dutch News reported Tuesday.

The case was presented to the court by an organization that fights anti-Semitism after ADO Den Haag supporters chanted de Joden (English: the Jews) at Ajax players. According to the report, The Hague club has said its officials did not hear the singing.

The court ordered the ADO Den Haag to take "adequate measures" to stop "unacceptable" crowd behavior, Dutch News reported.

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