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Turkish community tensions may rise again now the holidays are over, experts warn
Since last month's failed coup in Turkey, there have been 68 reports of threats and intimidation among the Dutch Turkish community in Rotterdam, according to broadcaster NOS.
There have also been incidents in Haarlem, Zaandam, Deventer and Eindhoven following the rising tension between different Turkish groups. This takes the total reported incidents to 80 nationwide, according to anti-discrimination bureau Radar.
Rotterdam's dominance in the figures stems from its community mix, NOS said. Some of the city's Turks support president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, some back Muslim cleric Fetthulah Gülen and some Turkish Kurds back the PKK.
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