Dutch Jews want fast punishment for anti-Semitism

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Jewish groups in the Netherlands are calling for swifter punishment for Holocaust deniers as Parliament debates how to combat rising anti-Semitism.

The Centraal Joods Overleg, an umbrella organization for Jewish groups, says it wants Holocaust deniers punished under rules usually reserved for drunk drivers, shoplifters, or football hooligans - among other measures.

Under the snelrecht, or fast justice policy, prosecutors offer offenders a choice immediately after their arrest between a fine or a court appearance within two months.

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