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Nov 1 '18 13:00

A number of lecturers at the University of Amsterdam received death threats after they called on the university's board to take a stand against Jordan Peterson, a controversial Canadian cultural critic, speaking at the university, NOS reports.

Discussion platform Room for Discussion invited Peterson to speak at a University of Amsterdam campus in the center of the city on Wednesday afternoon. The Canadian is known for his unambiguous criticism of political correctness and feminism. Opponents accuse him of propagating chauvinism, among other things.

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Aug 29 '18 08:48

An 18-year-old suspect will appear in the court in Den Bosch on Friday for threatening Frank van der Meijden, mayor of the Noord-Brabant municipality of Laarbeek, with death late last year, NU.nl reports.

The mayor's home in Beek en Donk is under extra security. Whether this was implemented after the threat, is not yet clear. The threat was made on December 21st last year. 

In an interview with Eindhovens Dagblad, the mayor previously said that he regularly faces threats and intimidation. He is known for his strict policy in dealing with illegal practices.

Femke Halsema
Jul 19 '18 10:10

Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema condemned during her first city council meeting as mayor on Wednesday afternoon.

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Jul 18 '18 08:57

Amsterdam politicians were shocked by the revelation that Leen Schaap, commander of the Amsterdam fire department, r. They think it is outrageous, too crazy for words and completely unacceptable, AT5 reports. 

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Jul 17 '18 08:05

Amsterdam fire department commander Leen Schaap received death threats from members of his own corps. He reported at least two threats to the police in February and March this year. The Public Prosecutor is investigating the death threats, a spokesperson confirmed to newspaper AD. 

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Jun 25 '18 08:40

Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb is under extra security due to a death threat he received after a city council debate on Thursday, June 15th, he said on NOS World Cup program Studio Russia on Sunday.

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May 28 '18 15:50

The Dutch probation service no longer wants to work with convicts who are guilty of death threats, or who are themselves threatened with death. The service's employees don't feel safe at their jobs. "I do not want to run the risk that our probation officers are shot at", chairman Sjef van Gennip said to the Volkskrant.

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Feb 22 '18 07:17

Paul Berben, candidate city councilor for party Veilig Maastricht, is furious at Minister Kasja Ollongren of Home Affairs because of the "My personal opinion: as far as I'm concerned she should hang on the highest tree", he wrote on Facebook. The Minister is still considering whether to take further steps against him, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Feb 12 '18 14:30

A call to was a joke made in a private Facebook conversation with only three participants, suspect Michael van Zeijl said on talk show De Nieuwe Maan. He also does not regret making the 'joke' in October last year, NOS reports.

No Surrender
Feb 9 '18 09:06

A prosecutor from the Noord-Nederland Public Prosecution Service is in hiding due to serious threats made against her. She is investigating outlaw motorcycle club No Surrender, but it is not clear whether the threats came from the club, the Telegraaf reports.

Almost at the same time as this prosecutor, Emmen mayor Bouke Arends also went into hiding due to threats received after he closed a No Surrender club house. According to the Public Prosecutor, the mayor and prosecutor going into hiding does not necessarily mean that No Surrender is behind the threats.

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Feb 7 '18 08:17

An investigation was launched into a threat to kill Sinterklaas during his national arrival in Dokkum last year, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to the Telegraaf. The threat, aimed at Stefan de Walle, the actor who plays Sinterklaas, was made by the leader of left-wing extremist group De Grauwe Eeuw, according to the newspaper.

Diederik Boomsma
Jan 23 '18 11:40

Amsterdam city councilor Diederik Boomsma (CDA) received a death threat shortly after the city council discussed squatters that have been living on the ADM site in the city for decades. He reported the death threat to the police, the Telegraaf reports.

The police refused to comment to the newspaper about the threat. Boomsma confirmed that he was threatened and reported it to the police, but would not say anything further.

Clyde Van Putten
Oct 18 '17 10:00

Sint Eustatius politician Clyde van Putten apologized for in a speech he made last week. Van Putten said that his previous comments were reprehensible and that he does not want to call for violence. Though he added that his comments were taken out of context by people "with a political agenda" to damage his reputation, NOS reports.

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Aug 10 '17 09:12

The Public Prosecutor demanded 40 hours of community service against a 47-year-old woman who threatened Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Facebook. The Prosecutor also asked the court in The Hague to impose mandatory treatment for the woman's psychological problems, the Telegraaf reports.

In November last year the woman commented on a Facebook post by Rutte about politician Sylvana Simmons. "If we can't hang Sylvana, then we'll hang this bastard. The main cause", she wrote. The woman later stated that she was acting on impulse and that she regrets the comment.

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Jul 24 '17 12:10

A death threat directed at Woerden mayor Victor Molkenboer was spray-painted on the Hollandbaan in Woerden. The text, which also declares war on the police and mayor, was signed "regards drug dealers", according to RTV Utrecht.

"Molkenboer retirement or death", the text read. And: "You will burn."

Bouke Arends
May 29 '17 07:58

The Dutc Aldermen's Association is calling for harsher action against people who intimidate politicians in the Netherlands following revelations that Emmen's deputy mayor Bouke Arends had to go into hiding abroad due to threats on his life. Threats against politicians are "the order of the day", Jeroen van Gool of the Association said to the Telegraaf.

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Dec 6 '16 11:55

D66 leader Alexander Pechtold is giving a statement in court today about a death threat made against him. This is the appeal in a case surrounding a death . Pechtold will tell the court how the threat affected him, NOS report.

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Mar 11 '16 16:04

Amstelveen mayor Mirjam van 't Veld says she refuses to back down from plans to receive asylum seekers in the Amsterdam suburb despite a specific death threat made against her. She would not comment on the context of the threat in an interview with newspaper Het Parool, but she said it was typed on half of an A4-sized sheet of paper and addressed to her personally.

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May 6 '15 16:53

A 32-year old man was arrested on Wednesday at the Roosendaal train station for threatening NS conductor's life, police states in a press release.

Oct 15 '14 09:58

Crime reporter Peter R. de Vries received a death threat yesterday afternoon because of his position on Zwarte Piet.

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Aug 29 '14 13:34

Employees at the University of Maastricht have received anonymous death threats. The university came under fire earlier this week after it announced that it would be testing pacemakers on several dozen labradors.

Azan
Aug 11 '14 09:16

PVV-leader Geert Wilders has received threats from the Pakistani Taliban. According to the Algemeen Dagblad, the threat comes in the form of a video on an online magazine's website, showing a bullet shooting through an image of the politician.

Elle van Rijn
May 19 '14 11:39

Elle van Rijn, a Dutch actress from Uden, is being threatened for her appearance on the talk show WNL op Zondag, in which she asked PVV-leader Geert Wilders critical questions.

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Mar 18 '14 17:42

PVV party leader, Geert Wilders, is disgusted by the YouTube video clip that surfaced today, where someone posing as him is held with two guns pointed at his head, while rapper Hozny from Sneek raps about Wilders needing to be punished for his actions.

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