Amsterdam: Ombudsman warns city center is a ‘lawless jungle’ at night

Amsterdam: Ombudsman warns city center is a ‘lawless jungle’ at night

[Ed. – Not everything is the fault of unfettered migration.  Who could have predicted that 50 years of attacks on “intolerant,” old-fashioned social mores could have turned an area with easy access to drugs and a world-famous red-light district into a jungle-like haunt of feral young males?]

Tourist hotspot Amsterdam turns into a “lawless jungle” after dark with the police powerless to intervene against crime and violence, the city’s ombudsman warned in an interview Saturday.

“The city centre becomes an urban jungle at night,” Amsterdam’s official ombudsman Arre Zuurmond told Dutch daily Trouw, warning of illegal car and bike races zooming through the streets, open drugs sales and general mayhem

“Criminal money flourishes, there is no authority and the police can no longer handle the situation,” he warned. …

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[E]nticed by cheap travel, groups mostly of young men — mainly from elsewhere in the Netherlands or Britain — frequently roam the inner city’s canal-lined streets at weekends, on pub crawls or to celebrate stag parties drawn by easy access to drugs and the notorious Red Light district.

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