Arda Gerkens

An electronic stethoscope
Feb 13 '18 18:08

The Dutch Senate voted in favor of a new law that automatically makes every adult living in the Netherlands an organ donor. Adults will have to if they do not wish to participate in the life saving medical procedure.

2006-12-14TeddysCandle
Mar 17 '17 08:04

The Netherlands saw a massive increase in child pornography reports last year. A total of 100,478 photos, videos or websites were reported to the Child Pornography Hotline, an increase of nearly 60 percent compared to 2015. The hotline can't keep up and warns of an "unsustainable and irresponsible situation", hotline director Arda Gerkens said to RTL Nieuws. 

In 69 percent of the reported cases, hotline employees found illegal material. Almost all of it was on Dutch servers.

Buddhist_monk_1
Apr 25 '16 15:30

Six cases of sexual abuse by Buddhist monks in the Netherlands were reported to the specially established hotline over the past six months. According to Director Arda Gerkens, some of the cases concern matters that are already public, but there are a few new ones too

Buddhist_monk_1
Nov 2 '15 15:28

An independent reporting center has been launched for victims of sexual abuse within the Buddhist community, in response to the recent reports about sexual abuse among Buddhists.

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