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Aug 1 '19 14:40

“I felt excited and proud of the work I put into my proposal,” Mohau Modisakeng said upon hearing the news that his design beat out 14 others to create the Nelson Mandela monument in Amsterdam Zuidoost.

Two weeks ago, Modisakeng, a 33-year-old artist from South Africa, was announced as the winner of the Amsterdam Nelson Mandela Memorial design competition. The Center for Visual Arts (CBK) supervised the competition on behalf of the city's southeastern borough, and selected the eventual winner from three finalists. 

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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. 

Police
Sep 27 '18 13:20

The police found 12-year-old Rodechelies, whose been missing in Amsterdam for two weeks, in a house in the Dutch capital. The girl's mother was arrested on suspicion of involvement in keeping her daughter hidden, Het Parool reports.

Rodechelies is in good health. The police will release no further information about this case, to protect the girl's privacy.

Sep 20 '18 07:31

The police team investigating the disappearance of 12-year-old Rodechelies in Amsterdam, is taking into account that the girl is being kept hidden by someone. Hiding a child is a punishable offense, the police said in a statement.

Rodechelies was last seen at the Kruitberg apartment building in Bijlmer on Thursday morning, September 13th. Since then there's been no trace of her. Her parents are very worried.

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Sep 17 '18 07:49

The police are looking for 12-year-old Rodechelies. The girl went missing in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday. "Her family is very worried", the police said.

Rodechelies was last seen on Thursday morning at apartment building Kruitberg in Bijlmer. She is about 1.6 meters tall with black hair, brown eyes and braces. The police call on anyone with information about the girl's whereabouts to contact them at once.

A spokesperson for the police refused to tell AT5 anything about the girl's situation at the time of her disappearance. 

Schiphol Airport station in Amsterdam
Apr 29 '18 08:34

A power outage in Amsterdam severely affected operations at the city's Schiphol Airport on Sunday. The problems began early in the morning, with electricity restored by 4:30 a.m., but inbound flights were put on hold, and arrivals were set to be reduced through at least 11 a.m. causing a knock-on effect to the airport's scheduled flights.

Some 67 departures and 66 arrivals were cancelled through 8 p.m., as well as dozens of delays, according to the airport.

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Mar 21 '17 14:10

A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Rotterdam on Thursday in connection with a fatal stabbing in Amsterdam Zuidoost on March 7th. A 20-year-old man was critically injured in the stabbing. He died in hospital three days later, Het Parool reports.

The motive for the stabbing is still unclear. It happened around 11:30 p.m. on Hofgeest. The victim was stabbed multiple times. Local residents heard him screaming and called the emergency services. 

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Mar 8 '17 10:35

A young man was critically injured in a stabbing on Hofgeest in Bijlmer, Amsterdam on Tuesday night. The perpetrator is still at large, AT5 reports.

The victim is a 20-year-old man who lives in an apartment on Hofgeest. He was walking down the street from his apartment building around 11:30 p.m. when another man suddenly attacked him.

The young man was stabbed multiple times. Local residents heard him screaming and called the police.

An ambulance and a trauma doctor gave the victim first aid at the scene before rushing him to the AMC hospital in critical condition.

Jdesse Boerenveen
Feb 14 '17 14:35

On Tuesday the police arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Jdesse Boerenveen, who was found dead in Gooimeer at Almere-Haven on December 22nd. The suspect, 46-year-old Jeffrey K., is the owner of a garage in Wormerveer where Boerenveen was held hostage and assaulted, Het Parool reports.

The police believe that more arrests may follow.

Sep 22 '16 11:02

A 23-year-old Amsterdam rapper JayJay, real name Jason D., is suspected of involvement in the assassination of criminal Abderrahim Belhadj. The judiciary believes that D. lured Belhadj to Kikkenstein apartment building in Bijlmer on May 9th, where he was gunned down

Feb 2 '15 09:00

There were no less than three shooting incidents in Amsterdam over the weekend. A 26 year old man was wounded on Molukkenstraat in Amsterdam-Oost on Sunday morning in a suspected gang shooting. In another shooting incident the police fired shots at a suspect.

Aug 21 '14 16:40

The City of Amsterdam has been given approval to change the name of the Bijlmerpark in the Zuidoost district to Nelson Mandelapark.

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Mar 28 '14 08:37

Concerned parties have been debating the future of Zwarte Piet in secret since October. These secretive talks are in attempt to find solutions to prevent escalations surrounding the subject, such as last year.

Oct 5 '13 03:34

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the ongoing effort of Greenpeace to get their crew released, the developments around Oad, and NS still trying to best the Fyra nightmare

 

Apr 24 '13 09:11

'Amsterdam Zuidoost', starting May 1, 2014, will no longer be the official name for the district. Residents of Zuidoost will live from that moment on in just 'Amsterdam'.

On Tuesday, the Mayor and Aldermen decided to change the name 'Amsterdam Zuidoost'. This was done at the request of the board of the district council and the fractions of PvdA, VVD and GroenLinks.

Apr 10 '13 15:32

The 3-year-old child who fell from the 6th floor of a flat in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Tuesday evening has died of his injuries.

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