28 November 2018
SPUTNIK — The Netherlands’ national rail company Dutch Railways will pay compensations to Jews transported to Nazi camps and their families, as it operated trains in service of the occupation during World War II, the NOS broadcaster reported.
“We have jointly decided not to fight each other in the court, but to create a committee … which will determine how we will pay individual compensations to victims,” CEO of Dutch Railways Roger van Boxtel said, as quoted by the NOS broadcaster.
According to the Dutch Broadcasting Foundation (NOS), the company made this decision amid its recent negotiations with Salo Muller, a Dutch physiotherapist of Jewish origin, who since 2017 has been seeking individual compensations for Jews transported to Nazi camps by the national rail company. […]