No Entry No Exit - Debate

No Entry No Exit
Voertaal: Engels

When & where?

zondag 25 maart 2012 - 16:00

The debate addresses the complex themes involved in privacy and the rights of former criminals when they return to society. It also looks at the case of pedophile Sytse van der V., who was not granted the right to settle in Eindhoven after serving his prison sentence.


Henk Bres is a media personality in The Hague. He was primarily known for his appearances on the VARA talk show Het Lagerhuis. Bres has worked as a sex club owner and a taxi driver, and is a passionate fan of the local football club, ADO Den Haag. He made the news in July 2011 when he collected enough signatures in a civic initiative to call for a debate in the Lower House of Parliament on Vereniging Martijn, the pedo-friendly Dutch association.


Bart Swier is a criminal defense attorney, who specializes in sex crimes.


Henk Zomerdijk is the mayor of Duiven, The Netherlands. He established a platform with the Association of Netherlands Municipalities that provides information on how to deal with former sex offenders.