About the town » Waspik, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

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Waspik is a village in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Waalwijk. Waspik was a separate municipality until 1997, when it became part of Waalwijk. Waspik came to national attention in 2007 when a Liberian family was forced to flee the village after repeated racist attacks. An official report into events in the village concluded that everyone involved in the affair including the town council and housing corporations had failed to protect the family. 11 youths were initially charged with the attacks, though only 8 were found guilty and sentenced to community service in pril 2008. After they moved from the village to Waalwijk, the where also forced to flee from this town.

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This place belongs to the working area of the Streekarchief Langstraat Heusden Altena