public violence

Mar 20 '17 09:24

Two suspects were arrested on Sunday in connection with a video on Facebook showing a young Muslim woman being attacked by two men in Amsterdam Noord, the police department Amsterdam Boven IJ announced on Facebook.

The video shows the woman, wearing a hijab or headscarf, lying on the ground and trying to cover her head with her arms while two men viciously kick and beat her. The men's faces can be seen on the video.

Police officers on Dam square in Amsterdam due to a demonstration by Turkish-Dutch, 12 March 2017
Mar 13 '17 07:37

On Sunday night the police were forced to intervene in a demonstration by about 250 Turkish-Dutch in Amsterdam. Mayor Eberhard van der Laan put the demonstration to an early end around 10:45 p.m. due to disruptions of public order and traffic, the municipality announced. Riot police units were deployed and eventually chased the demonstrators home using water cannons, AD reports.

Police officers on the street
Nov 2 '16 13:30

Five friends of Robert Gerritsen are now also being prosecuted for a in which Gerritsen was killed, Het Parol reports.

Sep 19 '16 11:30

The Amsterdam police arrested nine people on Saturday night after a brawl in the Red Light District. Three people were injured. Two had to go to the hospital, though their injuries were not too serious

Lady Justice
Feb 11 '16 14:20

Fifteen of the 18 men suspected if storming the asylum center in Woerden in October last year, were sentenced to community service by the court in Utrecht on Wednesday, according to reporter Marco Gerling tweeting live from within the courtroom.

Dec 30 '15 15:50

Prosecutors lost their appeal in court on Wednesday to keep four people suspected of rioting in custody while the case against them develops. The four are among 14 anti-asylum protesters accused of violence outside a city council meeting on the reception of migrants in Geldermalsen

Dec 28 '15 08:09

Four people were injured and three others arrested in a brawl involving around 15 people at the asylum center on Groningersingel in Arnhem on Saturday night. The three arrested men are not residents of the center.

Dec 25 '15 14:40

The police arrested another 13 suspects in connection with the brawl in a Breda parking garage early on Christmas morning. Five people were taken to the hospital with stab wounds, but none of them had to stay in the hospital after treatment.

Nov 27 '15 15:05

The Public Prosecutor demanded one prison sentence and three sentences of community service against the first four Feyenoord fans involved in the whose cases appeared in the court of Rotterdam on Friday, the Telegraaf reports.

Nov 6 '15 11:13

Fourteen people were arrested in the run-up to the Ajax vs Fenerbache match in the Amsterdam Arena on Thursday. According to the police, these suspects made themselves guilty of public violence, insult, throwing fireworks and selling counterfeit tickets, among other things.

Jun 1 '15 11:01

A police officer was injured in one of several incidents after the match between NAC and Roda JC in Breda on Sunday. A total of 7 supporters were arrested.

Mar 20 '15 08:26

Yesterday the police released photos of seven suspects involved in the Feyenoord riots in Rome last month. Four suspects have already turned themselves in since the photos were released.

Mar 17 '15 16:29

Investigative television program Bureau Rijnmond and Politie.nl are releasing pictures of Rotterdam Feyenoord fans suspected of public violence in Rome. Many of the Dutch football team's fans were implicated in riots that took place before a Europa League match against AS Roma.

Mar 10 '15 18:30

A Rotterdam detective unit started an investigation last week aiming to identify Rotterdam Feyenoord fans who rioted in Rome on February 18th and 19th before the Europa League match against AS Roma. From material collected, police has been able to identify 15 supporters suspected of public violence, police reveals.