Monday, September 15, 2008

Amsterdam Municipality Overzealous in Closing Brothels

The policy of the Amsterdam municipality to reduce window prostitution in the red light district of the city has gone too far, according to the Green Left Party which is part of the municipal coalition, together with the Labor Party. The center D66 Party and the Liberal Party (VVD) have also criticized the project. Municipal Councilor Marijn Ornstein said that the agreement was that window prostitution should be reduced in order to fight criminality and make the sex sector manageable. It now seems that reduction of prostitution has become a target in itself. She said that it is not clear that the Liberals agree with this. in Closing Down Brothels

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