Despite unrest in Utrecht about an Islam conference being held in the city this week, the event can continue as planned, the municipality of Utrecht told De Telegraaf Wednesday.

"The conference can proceed as planned, but the police and Public Prosecutor we will be keeping their fingers on the pulse," a municipality spokesperson said. The municipality will talk to the organizers of the event Wednesday to find out what their plans are. The municipality can only prohibit the conference if public order is liable to be disrupted or if there is great social unrest, NU reports.

The conference is organized by the Utrecht Islamic foundation AlFitrah and is to take place from Thursday to Sunday.

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