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Eight months in prison for leaving fake bomb at Amsterdam kosher restaurant

Hassan N. was sentenced to 12 months in prison, 4 of which conditionally suspended, for leaving a fake bomb at Kosher restaurant Ha Carmel in Amsterdam during the early hours

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Dutch gov’t launches hotline for sexual abuse in Jehovah’s Witnesses

The government is expanding the ‘Break the silence” hotline of Victim Support Netherlands so that there is a special hotline where victims of sexual abuse within the Jehovah’s Witnesses can

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Stabbing in Venlo home leaves one dead, suspect hurt

A small gathering in a Venlo home Saturday night suddenly took a violent turn, leaving one person dead and another injured. Police said they received a report of a stabbing

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Man shot dead on Uden street; Two arrests

A man was killed in a shooting on Batenburglaan in Uden on Sunday evening. The police arrested two suspects a short time later. A third suspect is still at large,

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Sexual violence victims’ medical bills covered in gov’t experiment

From September 1, victims of sexual violence who seek help from a center for sexual violence (CSG) within seven days will be reimbursed for their medical costs. With this year-long

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Amsterdam residents arrested for human trafficking

A 27-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman from Amsterdam were arrested on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking, the Koninklijke Marechaussee announced on Monday. They’re suspected of illegally bringing women

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Rotterdam club targeted in shooting; Owner offers reward for info

Multiple shots were fired at Club Blu on Prins Alexanderlaan in Rotterdam during the early hours of Monday morning. The club was still open at the time, but no one

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