The appeal in the hate-speech case against PVV leader Geert Wilders will start in October. On October 24th and 26th the so-called pro-forma hearings are scheduled, during which each side can present its research and investigation demands. And on November 9th the court in The Hague will rule on these requests, ANP reports.
The Public Prosecutor again demanded prison time in the appeal case against Bart van U., who was convicted last year for killing politician Els Borst and his sister Lois. Van U. was sentenced to institutionalized psychiatric care, but the Public Prosecutor believes that prison time is appropriate, NU.nl reports.
A court of appeals sentenced Utrecht serial rapist Gerard T. to 16 years in prison on Wednesday, thereby upholding his previous sentence. T. was found guilty of raping four women. He was also suspected of 18 other rape cases over several years starting in 1995, but there was not enough evidence to prosecute him for these, NU.nl reports.
Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs filed an appeal against a court ruling that stated that he can not simply refuse permission for exploratory drilling for shale gas, Omroep Flevoland reports.
The appeal was made in a case brought by British company Cuadrilla. The company wanted to do exploratory drilling for shale gas in the Noordoosttpolder, among other places. Kamp decided not to renew the company's permit to do so, given the social unrest on gas extraction.
Four men were acquitted of having se with an underage prostitute in Valkenburg on appeal by the court in Den Bosch on Wednesday. Another 23 suspected were all sentenced to one day in prison and varying amounts of community service. The court thereby largely decided to keep previous rulings in tact, NU.nl reports.
The Public Prosecutor filed an appeal in the case surrounding the rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk in 1995. Earlier this month suspect Jos de G. was found guilty of raping the 15-year-old girl and sentenced to 5 years in prison. But the court acquitted him of killing the Eindoven teen.
Dutch-Turkish sex trafficker Saban B. will serve seven years and nine months in a Turkish prison. A court in Istanbul ruled against B. in the appeal of this case and found him guilty of human trafficking and participation in a criminal organization, NU.nl reports.
Rotterdam police officer Deddy S. was convicted of attempted manslaughter by the court in The Hague on Monday. He was sentenced to one month in prison and 240 hours of community service for shooting a motorist in the back
The Public Prosecutor is appealing against the court's decision to sentence Neil van der L. to 3 years in prison for causing a fatal car accident on the A2 near Maarssen last year
Union FNV has a good chance of winning the appeal against a court ruling that banned any strikes by KLM ground crew at Schiphol until September 4th, Barend Barentsen, professor of Labor Law at the University of Leiden, said to BNR.
Vino H., the man convicted of murdering 96-year-old Oma Toni in Amsterdam's De Pijk last year, was sentenced to institutionalized psychiatric treatment on appeal
A father and son were sentenced to 15 and 8 years in prison respectively for the death of a 54-year-old man in Emmeloord on December 12th, 2014 on appeal by the court in Leeuwarden on Wednesday. The court acquitted them of murder, but convicted them of manslaughter.
Hundreds of people and several organizations are appealing to the Council of State against proposed exploratory drilling for natural gas on the North Sea island of Schiermonnikoog
The court in Rotterdam sentenced former VVD alderman in Roermond Jos van Rey to 240 hours of community service on Tuesday. The Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year prison sentence and will appeal against the court ruling
The court in The Hague convicted terror suspect Mohamed B. of preparing for a terrorist offense and sentenced him to one year in prison on Monday
Tensions were high in the Amsterdam court room on Wednesday when Benaouf A. came face to face with his alleged would-be assassin Anouar B. The court repeatedly called for order as glares turned into heated shouting matches
Benaouf A., the believed target of the Staatsliedenbuurt assassinations in 2012, is testifying in the court in Amsterdam on Wednesday. There are concerns that the tensions and violence between the two rival gangs involved in the Amsterdam gang war are set to increase after threats A. made were revealed in court, the Telegraaf reports.
The Supreme Court also acquitted former neurologist Ernst Janen Steur for intentionally giving patients wrong diagnoses. In 2014 the court in Almelo convicted Jansen Steur and sentenced him to three years in prison. Last year the court acquitted him of the main charge. The acquittal is sufficiently motivated, according to the court
A court in Amsterdam sentenced 32 year old Benaouf A. to 12 years in prison for his involvement in the murder of Amsterdam criminal Najeb Bouhbouh. This was the appeal in this case
Stunt driver Mario D. is appealing against the ruling of the Almelo court in a 2014 monster truck accident that killed three people and seriously injured 28 others. According to D.'s lawyer the court "assumed an excessively high degree of guilt"
On Friday the court in Den Bosch sentenced three executives of collapsed chemical company Chemie-Pack to community service and suspended prison sentences for their part in a massive chemical fire at their company in 2011. The company will also have to pay a fine of 730 thousand euros
The Public Prosecutor wants prison time to be added to the sentence against Bart van U. for the murders of former politician Els Borst and his sister Lois. Last week the court declared Van U. completely unaccountable due to insanity and only imposed institutionalized psychiatric care on him.
The Public Prosecutor filed an appeal against the court's ruling on a fatal speedboat accident on a Vinkeveen lake in 2014