Famed electronic music producers Hardwell and Chuckie are two of a bevy of Dutch artists to appear in a post by Instagram account @watchdogs.nl that demand "honesty and transparency" regarding the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

A Reddit user translated the post, which also includes a video wherein a number of the listed artists appear. "This can't go on any longer. We stand for good public health, our economy is at Breaking point, human behavior is being criminalized and what about the future of our Children? We want clarity," the post reads. "We had to watch the past 6 months how we kept moving backwards instead of forwards. That's why we demand honesty and transparency." The statement goes on to question the use of "non-medical masks" and the reliability of PCR tests, among other measures.

"We're saying NO in a symbolical way against all measurements until the government can justify the policy," the statement continued.

At the time of this article's publishing, the CDC marks the COVID-19 risk in the Netherlands as "high." There have been 95,995 total recorded cases and 6,281 deaths in the Netherlands.

It's worth noting that the @watchdogs.nl account's bio reads, "Protect our democracy and freedom of speech." You can view the post below.


Pagoda - Shambhala MF

Shambhala Music Festival Postponed to 2022 Due to Uncertainty of COVID-19

A statement shared by organizers cited "too many unknowns right now."


Are These DIY Gargling COVID-19 Test Kits the Answer to the Safe Return of Live Events?

"This is the only viable—and approved by local governments—solution from a safety perspective to reopen events."


[INSIDE] Australia's Concert Industry Introduces $345 Million COVID-19 Rebuilding Plan

"Investment in arts and entertainment industry = Direct driver of economic activity, jobs and cultural tourism recovery."

Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful Officially Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The wildly popular Las Vegas festival destination is the latest domino to fall.


Kansas City's Dancefestopia Postponed Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The festival was given the green-light by state officials back in May, but acknowledged that "the situation could change."


New COVID-19 Restrictions Ban Festivals and Organized Gatherings in Paris, 11 Other French Cities

No more than 10 people are allowed to congregate in public places and gatherings of over 1,000 people have been banned.


Italy Shuts Down Nightclubs as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Similar restrictions are also now in effect in Spain.