Amsterdam Municipality

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Feb 25 '19 10:50

Amsterdam student union ASVA opened a hotline for unsafe situations "on and around student campuses". This follows a series of violent incidents in a short tie, especially around the Spinoza Campus in Bijlmer, spokesperson Alba van Vliet said to NH Nieuws. 

A 35-year-old woman was recently stabbed to death near the Spinoza Campus. Two students were pulled off their bikes. And another student was hit by a stray bullet while she was watching television in her room, according to ASVA. 

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Oct 4 '17 13:30

The police finished their investigation into an incident in which a 45-year-old man crashed his car into seven pedestrians on Stationplein at Amsterdam Central Station in June and concluded that it was an accident. There is no evidence that suggests the man deliberately crashed his car into the pedestrians. The police regret that so much suspicion and doubt arose after the incident, the municipality of Amsterdam wrote in a letter, AD reports.

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Jun 12 '17 15:45

The Amsterdam police arrested four women on drug charges during a raid on a sex club on Stadhouderskade in Amsterdam-Zuid on Sunday night. A fifth woman was arrested in Utrecht, the police said in a statement on Monday.

The five women, between the ages of 32 and 56 years, are all still in custody for questioning. The raid was a joint operation between the police forces Amsterdam and Midden-Nederland, the Public Prosecutor in Amsterdam and Midden-Nederland and the municipality of Amsterdam.

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Apr 7 '17 10:25

Ajax is getting a new supporter's home, which will be located on the ground floor of the parking garage on the south side of the Amsterdam ArenA. The municipality of Amsterdam, the football club and the board of the foundation in charge of Supporters' Homes made an agreement on the new clubhouse on Thursday, RTL Nieuws reports.

Ajax will lease the location from the municipality. The Amsterdam football club will build and finance the supporters' home and lease it to the foundation. All supporters who misbehave inside or outside the stadium will be banned from the supporters' home.

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Dec 21 '16 07:38

The municipality of Amsterdam decided against placing concrete block traffic barriers to make access more difficult to the Christmas market on the Museumplein. There is currently no reason to do so, the municipality said on Tuesday evening, AT5 reports.

The proposed measure was in response to a truck driving into a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday night, killing 12 people and injuring 48 others according to the Guardian. 

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