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prison
By Edition On Monday, December 24th, 2018
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Management SDKK: Prisoners are treated humanely

WILLEMSTAD - The prison management announced this week that every detainee in Sentro di Detenshon di Korekshon Kòrsou (SDKK Prison) is being treated humanely. The management responds to reports that prisoners would More...

GroenLinks-Tineke-Strik
By Edition On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Dutch First Chamber wants the Netherlands to aid with the reception of Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - The First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament wants their government to act in consultation with Curacao and Aruba to ensure that Venezuelan refugees receive a humane treatment when they arrive on the islands. The More...

Refugees
By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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The Hague cannot ignore refugees from Venezuela

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – According to the Members of the First Chamber (Senate) of the Dutch Parliament, Tineke Strik and Frits Lintmeijer, it is time that the Netherlands commits itself to the protection of refugees More...

Refugees1
By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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The Netherlands responsible for human rights

WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands as the largest country in the Kingdom is responsible for human rights. That is what the UN Committee against Torture says in a report that has just been published. The guarantee function More...

Ieteke-Witteveen
By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Islands have their own human rights watchdog

WILLEMSTAD - Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire have their own 'human rights watchdog' since yesterday. The Human Rights Caribbean Foundation. The foundation was created by concerned citizens as a result of the humanitarian More...

prison
By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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UN Committee concerned about prison, says finances no reason for continued derogation

Poses 180 questions to Kingdom at human rights hearing ~ PHILIPSBURG - The United Nations Committee on Torture stressed its ongoing concerns about the St. Maarten prison system, indicating that while it can appreciate More...

prison
By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Venezuelan refugee officer may not be deported for the time being

WILLEMSTAD - Lino Jose Ordoñez Zavala may stay for the time being. But the Venezuelan official who fled to Curaçao in August together with a Venezuelan sergeant and applied for political asylum here has not been More...

Ronald van Raak
By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Parliamentary questions from SP: Will the Netherlands help Curaçao in the refugee crisis?

THE HAGUE - The Dutch SP party wants to hear from Minister Blok (Foreign Affairs) and Undersecretary Knops (Kingdom Relations) whether the Netherlands is prepared to assist Curaçao in the reception of Venezuelan More...

Refugees1
By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Curaçao flooded by refugees: ‘crisis unacceptable’

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is currently being flooded with refugees from Venezuela, but there is a total lack of help on the island. "The situation is worrisome and unacceptable," says Tineke Ceelen, director of Refugee More...

Refugees
By Edition On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Letter to Curaçaoan and Dutch Authorities on Venezuela Asylum Seekers

To Kajsa Ollongren, Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relation Raymond Knops, State Secretary Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Kingdom of the Netherlands Quincy More...