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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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The Netherlands looks away, and the Venezuelan refugee is the victim

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - People in need are the victims of a political conflict between the Netherlands and Curaçao, according to Irene Broekhuijse, assistant professor at VU University Amsterdam. The Netherlands More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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The Netherlands has no legal obligation to intervene in Curaçao

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao itself is responsible for implementing an adequate migration policy, says Undersecretary for Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops today on a critical report from Amnesty International More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Minister of Justice: “Curaçao does not violate human rights”

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has since 2012 sheltered almost 8000 Venezuelans who have been eligible for a residence permit. That is 5% of the total population of the island. In addition, it appears (in anticipation of More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Amnesty International: Curaçao authorities are denying protection to people fleeing the crisis in Venezuela

LONDON - Authorities in Curaçao must protect people who are fleeing the human rights crisis in nearby Venezuela and put an end to the appalling conditions they face upon reaching the island, said Amnesty International More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Destructive report on dealing with Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao violates the human rights of Venezuelans coming this way illegally in many areas. That became clear in a devastating report from human rights organization Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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The Netherlands does not interfere with case Venezuelan sergeant

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The Dutch government has no intention of interfering with the asylum procedure of the Venezuelan refugee who claims to have been a sergeant in the South American country’s army. The Permanent More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Curaçao can offer protection to refugees

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has not signed the Geneva Convention on refugees, but must offer protection to Venezuelans who are at risk of deportation by the Immigration Service. This is also recognized by the Ministry More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Does Curaçao adhere to human rights?

ast week Thursday on Friday, 6 Venezuelans have been arrested by the police. The press and other stakeholders were kept far away. There is great uncertainty about the fate of these people, including a sergeant of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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New legal study: “The Kingdom in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the case of the ‘Isla’ oil refinery on Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - Various studies have already been published when it comes to the Isla refinery and the violation of human rights because of the polluting emissions and the associated improper management. A new study More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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“Crossdressing” Case Raises Deep Issues of Human Rights and Social Justice for Region

The four litigants had their final day in court in a constitutional challenge lasting over 8 years On Thursday, June 28, 2018, a five-member panel of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), chaired by Justice Adrian More...