At least a fifth of children at an Amsterdam school linked to the Turkish Gülen movement have been withdrawn by their parents, the Parool reports.

Four security guards greeted parents and children at the gates of the Witte Tulp in the city's Nieuw-West district on the first day of the new school year on Monday. The school is on a 'boycott list' that has been circulating within the Dutch Turkish community since the failed coup against President Erdogan on 15 July.

Erdogan has accused exiled opposition leader Fetullah Gülen of orchestrating the coup and asked the United States to extradite the Islamic cleric, but the US says Turkey must first show evidence that he was involved.

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