Homosexual boys once castrated in Holland

Fifty years ago my brother, Mother and me helped a boy who had been castrated under spurious circumstances. For fifty years we tried to draw attention of the press for Henk Heithuis tragic case. But noone responded until beginning this year prize winning reporter Joep Dohmen researched the case and wrote a feature in his NRC newspaper. Also on the 17th of March 2012 the Dutch TV program ‘Nieuwsuur’ devoted time to the abuse. So did news programs in Germany and Russia.

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