Buddhist clerical sexual abuse in the Netherlands
This video from Thailand, with English subtitles, says about itself:
2 March 2014
Protection of Children’s Rights Foundation (Thailand) produced this video to campaign for laws against possessing child sexual abuse material and raising awareness of foreigners arrested in Thailand for child sex abuse jumping bail.
Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:
Sexual abuse among Buddhists in Netherlands
By NOS-Net editor Bas de Vries
Buddhist monks and teachers in the Netherlands have been guilty in recent decades of sexual abuse of students, both men and women. In some cases the victims were minors. There are abuse scandals in, eg, Waalwijk, Middelburg and Makkinga (Friesland province).
People have been silent about the abuse for decades in some cases. But after the scandals in the Catholic Church now victims of abuse by Buddhist leaders are telling their stories.
In recent months, the NOS spoke together with…
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