Human rights in the Netherlands
The human rights of the Netherlands are codified in the Dutch constitution. Together with other European states, the Netherlands is often at or near the head in international civil liberties and poli...
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LGBT rights in the Netherlands
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in the Netherlands have been some of the most progressive in Europe and worldwide. Same-sex sexual activity was legalized in 1811 after France invaded...
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Arjan El Fassed
Arjan El Fassed (born August 5, 1973 in Vlaardingen) is director of Open State Foundation. He is a former Dutch politician and human rights activist as well as development aid worker. As a member of G...
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Bob van den Bos
Bob van den Bos (born 19 December 1947 in The Hague) is a Dutch politician.
Capital punishment in the Netherlands
Capital punishment ("doodstraf" in Dutch) in the Netherlands was first abolished in 1870, though only in criminal law, by the Dutch justice minister Van Lilaar. Following the abolition of the death pe...
LGBT rights in Aruba
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Aruba may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is legal in Aruba, but s...
Geuzenpenning
The Geuzenpenning ('Beggar Medal') is a Dutch award given to persons or organizations who have fought for democracy and against dictatorship, racism and discrimination. It has been awarded annually si...
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Global Initiative on Psychiatry
Global Initiative on Psychiatry (GIP) is an international foundation for mental health reform which took part in the campaign against the political abuse of psychiatry in the USSR. Headquartered in Hi...
Human trafficking in the Netherlands
According to the US Department of State, Human trafficking in the Netherlands is a problem which affects particularly women and girls, who are forced to work in the sex industry. In the year of 2009 t...
Boris Dittrich
Boris Ottokar Dittrich ([ˈboːrɪz ˈdɪtrɪx]; born 21 July 1955 in Utrecht) is a human rights activist and a former Dutch politician and writer.Dittrich's father came to the Netherlands as a political as...
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Same-sex marriage in the Netherlands
In the Netherlands, same-sex marriage (Dutch: Huwelijk tussen personen van gelijk geslacht or commonly homohuwelijk) has been legal since 1 April 2001. The Netherlands was the first country in the wor...
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LGBT history in the Netherlands
The history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the Netherlands has reflected the shades of tolerance or rigidity which were utilized by the rulers of the country at various periods in...
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Poncke Princen
Johannes Cornelis Princen (November 21, 1925 in The Hague – February 22, 2002 in Jakarta), better known as Poncke Princen, was a Dutch anti-Nazi fighter and colonial soldier. In 1948, he desert...