Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Violence against Homosexuals Doubled in Recent Years

According to a study by the Verwey-Jonker Institute, the number of incidents against homosexuals and lesbians has almost doubled in recent years. In 2011 the number was 623, in 2012, it was 1,143. This includes a variety of aggression such as cursing, spitting and beatings. The chairperson of the organization of homosexuals (COC) asked the Minister of Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten that police and justice should give priority to these types of problems.

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