The mosquito noise machine, which emits an irritating and sometimes painful high frequency noise that can be heard only by children and teenagers, is to be removed by city authorities from four sites in Amsterdam, reports Dutch News.

The machine repels groups of young people from gathering but has been branded discriminatory by Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan. The Council of Europe ruled in 2010 that the machines contravene human rights and are

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