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Nov 29 '16 14:55

The Amsterdam college of mayor and aldermen wants to change the General Local Regulation in Amsterdam to make sexual harassment on the street punishable in the city. The college sent a proposal to the council with a set of measures to "make clear that Amsterdam does not tolerate (sexual) harassment on the street", Het Parool reports.

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Apr 14 '15 12:48

On Monday the Public Prosecutor in Arnhem put in an appeal and demanded a 3 month prison sentence an one year probation against a now 74 year old man from Bennekom who helped his 99 year old mother commit suicide. The court had found the man guilty, but imposed no penalty.

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Mar 16 '15 13:49

A 15-year-old boy from Terneuzen was arrested on Saturday for threatening a 13-year-old girl via Whatsapp.

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Jan 20 '15 21:49

There should be a ban on pimps to reduce the exploitation of prostitutes, says the socially conservative political party ChristenUnie. Pimps regulate prostitution and take a part of the prostitutes' money, they claim. They are oftentimes not punishable by law and there should be a bill changing that, the party suggests.

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Dec 16 '14 13:36

During an appeal in the court in the Hague, the Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year prison sentence for a 23 year old suspect who planned to travel to Syria to join the international jihad.

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