Sunday, May 24, 2009

Some Dutch prisons to close due to lack of prisoners!!!

The Dutch justice ministry has announced it will close eight prisons and cut 1,200 jobs in the prison system. A decline in crime has left many cells empty.

During the 1990s the Netherlands faced a shortage of prison cells, but a decline in crime has since led to overcapacity in the prison system. The country now has capacity for 14,000 prisoners but only 12,000 detainees. More...

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  2. Deep Throat goes "live" on Dutch Public TV!!
  3. Dutch Christian naturists forced to cancel naked mass...
  4. Dutch ladies team plays soccer in skirts!!! Wow!
  5. India: Dutch couple pay 10,000 rupees for four samosas!!!

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