The Labour party has called for an emergency parliamentary debate following revelations last week that two Dutchmen convicted of child porn offences in Brazil were given passports by the Dutch consulate in Rio de Janeiro and are currently walking around free in the Netherlands.
Labour MP Khadija Arib wants to know if the two men, sentenced to 11 and eight years in prison by a Brazilian court in 2003 for abusing 24 girls and spreading pornographic material on the internet, can be deported.
An appeal court in Brazil last week increased their prison sentences to 21 and 17 years. The two men were given emergency passports by the consulate in Rio de Janiero to leave the country pending the appeal.
There is no extradition treaty between the Netherlands and Brazil but Arib wants to know if they can be returned to Brazil via a treaty on the rights of children, reports ANP news service.
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