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CNN —A statue of Anne Frank in Amsterdam was vandalized with “Gaza” graffiti, drawing criticism from the city’s mayor. “Officers went to the statue, saw the graffiti and started an investigation,” the spokesperson said. Anne Frank’s diary is often many young people’s first introduction to the horrors of the Holocaust. In 1944, the famous diarist and seven other Jewish people hiding in the Amsterdam secret annex were detained. They had hid for nearly two years in a secret annex above a canal-side warehouse in Amsterdam, before they were deported and Anne died in the Bergen Belsen camp at age 15.
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Away from the pitch, Promes has recently been convicted for drug trafficking by an Amsterdam court. “It is particularly bad that the suspect [Promes] normalizes and almost romanticizes the large-scale cocaine trade,” said Dutch prosecutors. Promes was convicted in absentia to six years in prison for drug trafficking. And Dutch soccer clubs seem to be taking notice. So there are indeed preventative measures taken by some of the clubs,” Nelen adds.
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Why sex workers are protesting in Amsterdam
  + stars: | 2023-04-01 | by ( Jessie Gretener | ) edition.cnn.com   time to read: +8 min
The reduced hours come amid an ongoing campaign by the city council to move sex workers into an “erotic center” outside the heart of the city. She also spoke about welfare concerns for all sex workers, explaining how it could impact their ability to get home safely. A protest organized by sex workers interrupted a city council meeting on Thursday that was discussing location options for the proposed erotic center. Sex workers disagree, with Red Light United arguing that the erotic center could create an environment for more crime and “shady” behavior. Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty ImagesRestrictions for sex workers is just one bullet point on Amsterdam’s re-branding attempt.
But a new survey suggests a “disturbing” lack of awareness about the Holocaust in the Netherlands, where she and her family hid for years before being discovered and deported to a Nazi concentration camp. Equally disturbing is the trend toward Holocaust denial and distortion,” Claims Conference President Gideon Taylor said in a press release accompanying the survey. Some of them, a small part, do not even know about the Holocaust,” Dutch Holocaust survivor Max Arpels Lezer, 86, told NBC News by video call from his home in Amsterdam. A memorial at the Westerbork transit camp in the Netherlands, where Dutch Jews were kept before being sent to concentration camps. In 1961, Lezer married Sofia, now 86, who as a child had been hidden by a Dutch family during the war.
Peter R.de Vries a primit mai multe ameninţări cu moartea de-a lungul carierei sale. "El luptă pentru a rămâne în viaţă", a declarat Femke Halsema, primăriţa Amsterdamului, în timpul unei conferinţe de presă în capitala olandeză. Martori au auzit cinci focuri de armă şi au văzut că jurnalistul a fost rănit la cap, a informat televiziunea publică NOS. "Este o zi sumbră, nu doar pentru persoanele apropiate lui Peter R.de Vries, ci şi pentru libertatea presei", a declarat Grapperhaus în faţa jurnaliştilor. Această libertate a fost grav afectată în seara aceasta", a adăugat el.
Persons: Peter R.de Vries, Mark Rutte, El, Frank Paauw, Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Tom Gibson Organizations: Uniunea Europeană Locations: olandez, Amsterdam, Haga, Ţările de Jos, olandeză, SUA, Jos, Norvegiei, Finlandei, Suediei, Danemarcei, Costa
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