Dutch junior Justice Minister Mark Harbers resigned on 21 May over a government report on crime by asylum seekers that were published last week and was widely condemned as misleading.
The report refers to crime by asylum seekers in The Netherlands in 2018 that included misdemeanours such as shoplifting and bike theft into separate categories. but grouped crimes including rape and murder under “other,” thereby underreporting them.
“Other” included 79 cases of potential sex crimes – including 47...

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