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In Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, Authorities do not attend to the refugee camp where 60 Somali families are left helpless despite all the unhealthy conditions in the camp. Struggling to survive thanks to food and clothes provided from Turkish and Moroccan families and mosques in the region, Somalis await help from the Governor’s Office in Amsterdam and the Dutch authorities.
It is stated that tents get wet in the rain, food is preserved in unhealthy conditions and some...

A Syrian asylum seeker set himself on fire at an asylum shelter near Zaandam to protest the delay in the asylum procedure.
According to the news by Sputnik, the man reported to arrive from Aleppo in Syria set himself on fire using gasoline and he shouted that he wanted to see his children, who were in Turkey.
Other asylum seekers rushed to save the man. The asylum seeker was taken to a hospital near the shelter by ambulance. The hospital announced that the man did not have a risk...

Pig heads were left at the entrance of a refugee camp in the Netherlands, known to be the most tolerant country in Europe. In Eschmarkerveld refugee camp near the town of Enschede , 9 pig heads left on the fence and 5 laid on the ground in the entrance sparked reaction.
Plastic bags full of blood in which the heads were carried by unidentified perpetrators were also found at the site. Authorities said that no threats had been made towards the migrants and that no one had yet claimed...

A Dutch high court found the government decision to withhold food and shelter to rejected asylum-seekers justified. A Dutch high court upheld a government policy of withholding food and shelter to rejected asylum-seekers who refused to be repatriated, giving legal backing to the policy.

In the village of Oranje in the north of the Netherlands, Security and Justice Minister Klaas Dijkoff was attacked by villagers opposing refugees. Tension rises in the Netherlands as the Dutch government agrees on the settlement of refugees in village and towns despite opposition by local administrations.
Public opinion polls reveal that 70 % of the society oppose refugee flow to the Netherlands. The call by the far-right Freedom Party (PVV) “to close the borders” is supported by large...

Refugee crisis: Nine-month pregnant 14-year-old goes missing amid anger the Netherlands is allowing child brides from Syria to seek asylum. The charity Save the Children reported an “alarming increase” in the number of child marriages within Syrian refugee communities.
A pregnant 14-year-old girl has gone missing from a Dutch asylum center. She is thought to be a child bride and disappeared from Ter Apel asylum center two months ago.

Having left their motherlands and come to Europe with great hopes, refugees are returning back to their countries, not able to find what they hoped for. Wandering around for months especially due to the length of procedures in the Netherlands, refugees want to go back to their countries since they could not get their lives back on track.
Stating that the number increases every day, Amnesty International reported that the number of refugees leaving the Netherlands willingly reached 316...