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Was an elderly woman forcibly euthanized in the Netherlands?

A physician in the Netherlands was recently reprimanded by an "Inspectorate" for the "Disciplinary Offices for Healthcare" (Tuchtcolleges voor de gezondheidszorg) over this case. ...
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"Applicants for asylum must prove that they have fifteen family members in the Netherlands."

tl;dr: No. Asylum applicants do not need any relatives in The Netherlands. Asylum is granted (or denied) on basis of having the need for asylum for one person. Family relationships only come into ...
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Was an elderly woman forcibly euthanized in the Netherlands?

Oddthinking's answer is quite complete, but it does not quite address the allegation by the Daily Wire that She was given coffee with a sedative in it, but she refused to drink it — and then ...
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Was an elderly woman forcibly euthanized in the Netherlands?

Something that isn't discussed in both answers here is that in her demented state, she did express herself. From the decision, point 2.13, most recent 3 quotes, translated: Dutch: “2 april 2016 (…...
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Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer?

Children from Openbare basisschool (obs) Vinkenbuurt were taken (in the sense of a field trip) to Gulzar-e-Madina Mosque in Zwolle. See the article OBS Vinkenbuurt maakt kennis met andere culturen :...
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Has Trump exonerated Russia for the downing of flight MH-17?

That depends on your definition of "exonerated" (or the original Dutch term), but I wouldn't say so. CNN quotes Trump as saying: "They say it wasn't them," Trump said. "It may have been their ...
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Did hundreds of birds die in a park the Netherlands? What caused it?

Seems to be true about a large number of suddenly dead birds. There are some articles in Dutch media reporting this. However the cause has not been determined and there is no mention of 5G antennas ...
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Did "hundreds of birds" fall out of the sky in the Netherlands due to a 5G test?

No, while 337 starlings (<5% of the population) and 2 common wood pigeons were found dead in a Netherlands park, this was not due to a 5G test. The birds died 4 months after the only conducted 5G ...
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Is the Cobra 80 fire cracker "three to four times as powerful" as a hand grenade?

This post on a Dutch IT forum may shed some light on this matter. This guy seems to access to some facts about the M67 hand grenade, as well as the Cobra 6 [not Cobra 80] firework: De M67 hand ...
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Is Netherlands no longer able to start war without permission from Germany?

The cited articles are quite a bit misleading in how they present and interpret the details, but it they are essentially true regarding the facts they are based on. The German army has several joint ...
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Did European Muslim protestors carry signs "Shariah for the Netherlands", "Islam Will Dominate the World, Freedom Can Go to Hell"

The photo is real, it was group of about 20 people protesting the arrival of Dutch MP Geert Wilders in Britain in 2009 as described by this article That being said, I feel compelled to point out that ...
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Did hundreds of birds die in a park the Netherlands? What caused it?

Is it true that hundreds of birds have died in this park? Yes. If it is true, has a cause been positively determined? There appears to still be no certainty about the cause. Both the Natural ...
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Does Netherlands accept child marriages registered in the country of origin?

The answer is no as of 2016 with reference to the policies of the Government of Netherlands. What is the government’s policy on child brides and forced marriages?: If a married asylum seeker ...
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Does the Netherlands goverment fund 'Hookers for the Handicapped'?

To provide some citations from academic papers rather than news articles: The Rights and Wrongs of Prostitution 09 January 2009 Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy This division already ...
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Is a proposal to build an artificial mountain being seriously considered?

Not currently Its domain (www.diebergkomter.nl) is currently for sale, a strong indication the initiative has run out of steam. But that doesn't mean it was never considered. Not officially It has ...
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Did "hundreds of birds" fall out of the sky in the Netherlands due to a 5G test?

Snopes actually has more details refuting the sequence of events; because tests of 5G use yet unallocated spectrum, they need special regulatory approval. One such test did occur in an area generally ...
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Is the Cobra 80 fire cracker "three to four times as powerful" as a hand grenade?

The Netherlands produced for decades a small grenade, the V40. This was a defensively used fragmentation grenade, although the smaller radius and grenade size is usually associated with offensively-...
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"Applicants for asylum must prove that they have fifteen family members in the Netherlands."

It's not entirely clear what "Applicants for asylum must prove that they have fifteen family members in the Netherlands." means. Taken literally, it means that a person must prove this claim to apply, ...
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Did "hundreds of birds" fall out of the sky in the Netherlands due to a 5G test?

There is a short report on the swiss national broadcaster, SRF, about the incident, to be found here, in german: https://www.srf.ch/news/wirtschaft/mobilfunk-geruechte-die-wichtigsten-antworten-in-der-...
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