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Princess Maxima views a training exercise of the 11 Luchtmobiele Brigade at Oranjekazerne in Schaarsbergen. Apr. 22, 2010.
Dec 21 '17 08:08

Bored soldiers at the Oranje barracks in Schaarsbergen regularly entertained themselves with drugs, alcohol and even prostitutes, according to a confidential Defense report from 2015, which the Volkskrant has in its possession.

According to the report, soldiers also damaged or stole considerable amounts of Defense equipment, held 'informal hazing', and there was a high risk of bullying, exclusion and inappropriate sexual behavior.

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Aug 3 '15 15:19

The VVD wants to introduce a "personal entrepreneurs license" for prostitutes so that they can work independently and thus be less dependent on the operators of window brothels and sex clubs

May 22 '15 13:05

Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan has found a party that is interested in the premises of the brothel the municipality aims to open. The municipality announced in February that it wants to set up a brothel that is run by prostitutes themselves.

May 19 '15 10:32

Two Hungarian prostitutes who were exploited by pimps in turn exploited three women in the red light district. The human trafficking case, which has been dragging on since 2009, appeared in court on Monday.

Apr 9 '15 10:39

Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan has decided to close part of an Amsterdam window prostitution business because serious abuses were detected, the city municipality announced in a press release. The business will now continue with 29 instead of 47 windows.

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Apr 2 '15 09:21

PvdA parliamentarian Marith Rebel thinks that as sex work is a legal profession, sex workers should be treated as fully fledged freelancers, NOS reports. This means that they should be able to open bank accounts and deduct the cost of clothing and care from tax.

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Feb 24 '15 13:28

The police discovered an illegal brothel on an industrial estate in Waspik. The brothel was found through advertisements on the internet.

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Nov 21 '14 08:29

Sex workers who work without a contract with the government will soon have the tax authorities after them. State Secretary Eric Wiebes of Finance made this promise in a letter to the Second Chamber.

Oct 13 '14 12:24

Help and support will be made available for prostitutes in the Netherlands who wish to change professions.

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Oct 3 '14 15:21

Three crimes per month could be prevented by placing a loud and visible alarm in window prostitution businesses.

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May 15 '14 13:49

A Hongarian national who was arrested for exploiting women in De Wallen red light district saw his detention extended with 14 more days on Wednesday.

Dec 18 '13 19:18

In the Netherlands, prostitutes want the same pension rights as footballers, BBC News reports Tuesday.

Dec 2 '13 19:19

The Utrecht City Council, Water Board Amstel, Gooi and Vecht have agreed that sex boats on Zandpad will be removed by March 2014, RTV Utrecht reports Monday.

Nov 23 '13 04:31

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: singer Trijntje Oosterhuis underestimates the power of social media, the arrival of Sinterklaas and his helpers in The Netherlands, Hungarian pimps arrested for human trafficking, diplomats assault a reporter, 'Holland's got Talent' and 'RTL Late Night' in the spotlight for racism, an Euro Atlantic Airways aircraft continues to it destination despite potentially dangerous problems, and Joran van der Sloot demanding a new trial.

Nov 19 '13 04:35

Seven Hungarian suspects of human trafficking heard a prison sentence of up to nine years. The men, aged between 24 and 36 years, exploited prostitutes, according to the Public Prosecutor in The Hague

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Sep 18 '13 03:40

It’s obviously one of the most popular but also controversial tourist spots of Amsterdam. The red light district, in Dutch also called De Wallen, is situated in one of the oldest parts of Amsterdam and has around 2000 prostitutes. In 2007 the municipality of Amsterdam launched ‘Project 1012’ to fight against the high level of crime and human trafficking in the postal code area ‘1012’, where De Wallen is also located. After five years, has this initiative paid off?

Aug 7 '13 10:30

Three men from Heerlen have been arrested because they would have been guilty of human trafficking.

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