asylum shelter

Rainbow flag
Aug 7 '18 12:50

An Ugandan asylum seeker who was staying with the nuns of Missionaries of Charity in Amsterdam, was not allowed to return to the shelter after she revealed that she is a lesbian and helped with the Canal Pride Parade. RozeLinks, the GroenLinks branch focused on LGBTQ rights, is organizing on August 8th, Savanna Koolen of Rozelinks said to Het Parool.

Asylum seekers
Apr 5 '17 15:10

The city of Groningen is putting down a new building to offer so-called 'bed, bath and bread' shelter for failed asylum seekers. Security and Justice State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff (VVD) wants to ban municipalities from housing failed asylum seekers and undocumented migrants, but talks on what to do about shelter for people who can not be deported stalled last year, NOS reports.

Jail
Dec 29 '16 11:50

A Dutch man arrested in Germany on the suspicion that he raped an asylum seeker in the shelter that he runs, has been released. A WhatsApp chat conversation suggests that the man and woman had a consensual and "intimate love relationship", a court in Arnsberg decided, ANP reports.

The charge against the man, Paul van M., was filed by a 22-year-old Syrian asylum seeker who lived in the shelter he runs in Germany. She told the authorities that she had been raped at least four times, became pregnant and had an abortion.

Police
Dec 2 '16 17:00

A man was seriously injured in a stabbing on Joan Muyskenweg in Amsterdam Oost on Thursday night. The stabbing happened near a building used as a shelter for failed asylum seekers, according to RTV Noord-Holland.

A police spokesperson told the broadcaster that the victim is a 22-year-old man from Almelo. A 24-year-old woman was arrested. She is staying in the building, according to the spokesperson.

The victim was rushed to the hospital with injuries to his neck. He underwent surgery. 

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Mar 11 '16 08:03

Amstelveen mayor Miriam van 't Veld received a letter containing death threats over the municipality's plans to give shelter to asylum seekers, she informed the city council in a letter on Thursday

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