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Oosterpark


Category: Cruisy park Directions: Located behind the Tropenmuseum, at Linnaeusstraat and Oosterpark.
Submitted: Jul 14 2001 (Edited 03/10/17)
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4.25/5 based on 4 votes. The median rating is 4.
Reviews: 5 reviews

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City: Amsterdam
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Country: Netherlands
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Posted Mar 04 2017:
Heads Up!
There was a stabbing here near the museum the night of Friday, March 6, 2017.

'A stabbing incident that led to the death of a 33-year-old Eastern European man in Amsterdam's Oosterpark on Friday, has led to more attention for muggings in this known meeting place for gay men. According to Ellie Lust of the Amsterdam police's LGBT team, there have been a series of incidents in the park in recent months, Het Parool reports.

"There have been several robberies", Lust said to the newspaper. "These men are a vulnerable target group because it often involves men who don't openly live a homosexual life. Then you can't just go to the police. This is a bit like crawling into the minds of the perpetrators, but maybe they look for that in their victims." '

Fatal stabbing draws more attention to muggings at amsterdam gay cruising spot

Oosterpark afgesloten voor onderzoek steekpartij]Hate crime possible in Polish man's murder at Amsterdam gay cruising spot: Police

Hate crime possible in Polish man's murder at Amsterdam gay cruising spot: Police


I am adding a Heads Up because this was a murder and there have been other incidents. Having said that, there are parks in Amsterdam where public sex is legal but has norms, i.e., no littering, in evenings and nighttime, away from the playground, etc. This deserves an alert due to the crime danger. ~ Editor

Edited on 03/10/17
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