Amsterdam gives problem causing asylum seekers a curfew

Bunk beds
Bunk beds. Photo: HKYHA / Wikimedia Commons

Problem causing asylum seekers who will be placed in a special shelter in Amsterdam from the fall, will not be allowed outside the shelter terrain after 10:00 p.m. at night. The COA announced this and other stricter measures for the special shelter at a residents meeting on Monday night, NU.nl reports. 

The Amsterdam college of mayor and aldermen in a former juvenile penitentiary in Amsterdam-West last week. Asylum seekers who will live in this shelter include people who discriminate against LGBT people, are aggressive or intimidating. 

The COA wants to open two or three of these shelters across the Netherlands. Amsterdam will be the first to open in September or October. It will house about 50 asylum seekers and will remain open for two years. 

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