The Hague court

Feb 17 '17 12:35

The Public Prosecutor again demanded prison time in the appeal case against , 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. 

Feb 1 '17 12:55

Marine in the storing of a hijacked train at De Punt in 1977 will have to be questioned as witnesses, the court in The Hague ruled on Wednesday. According to the court, it has insufficient information to judge whether two of the hijackers were intentionally killed by soldiers. Which is why the court needs to hear more from other soldiers who were involved, NU.nl reports.

ADO Den Haag mural
Dec 28 '16 14:15

ADO Den Haag will have to wait until next year to find out whether the court will order the football team's Chinese owner Hui Wang to pay up over 2.3 million euros. On Wednesday the court in The Hague decided that it will make its ruling on the lawsuit ADO Den Haag filed against Wang on January 5th, NU.nl reports.

The lawyers of United Vansen, Wang's company, did not show up for the hearing on Wednesday. The hearing took only 6 minutes. 

Oct 24 '16 12:05

A Transavia flight attendant and her jilted husband are appearing in the court in The Hague on Monday. The court will decide whether a with pilots may be made public, RTL Nieuws reports. 

Oct 17 '16 13:25

Some 300 Q-fever patients are suing the Dutch government for compensation. They feel the government waited too long to take action after the disease broke out on a goat farm in Herpen, Brabant in 2007. The trial starts in the court in The Hague today

Oct 14 '16 10:26

The trial against PVV leader Geert Wilders will continue, the court in the Hague ruled on Friday. Wilders is facing four variants of two hate speech charges because of statements he made about "fewer Moroccans" in the Hague in 2014.

Oct 14 '16 08:09

Today the court in The Hague will rule on whether or not to continue prosecuting PVV leader Geert Wilders for hate speech

Oct 11 '16 10:20

Scandal is brewing at Transavia. "A female flight attendant had various sexual encounters with other crew members, including pilots in the cockpit, during work hours," according to a journal she kept at home, her husband claims. Her spouse claims he found the digital diary she kept about her extramarital affairs and is now threatening to publish the escapades in detail, the

Oct 4 '16 13:30

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

Aug 30 '16 09:08

A Rwandan man deported from the Netherlands last year after suspicions of his involvement in genocide were revealed, is demanding that he be let back into the Netherlands as soon as possible. The court in The Hague is examining his case today

Aug 2 '16 15:40

The court in The Hague granted a fired worker a transition allowance - previously known as severance pay - despite the fact that he used cocaine during or shortly before work and caused a workplace accident, Z24 reports. According to the court, the worker's actions were not "seriously culpable".

Jul 19 '16 15:45

Bavaria cannot claim copyright on its slogan "Zo. Nu eerst..." (So. But first... in English), the court in The Hague ruled on Tuesday in a lawsuit between the brewer from Lieshout and an internet company from Zwolle

Lady Justice
Jun 20 '16 14:20

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

May 25 '16 14:00

The investigation into allegations that former former Secretary General of the Ministry of Security and Justice Joris Demmink raped to minors in Turkey is now closed. The investigating magistrate could not question any witnesses in Turkey as the Turkish officials for legal reasons ignored all the Netherlands requests to do so, the court in The Hague said on Wednesday

Apr 20 '16 11:50

On Wednesday a court in The Hague overturned an arbitration ruling which stated that Russia had to pay 50 billion dollars in damages to the former owners of collapsed Yukos Oil Co

Lady Justice
Mar 31 '16 10:24

Terrorism suspect Mohamed A. was acquitted of preparing for terrorist offenses and financing terrorism by the court in The Hague on Wednesday. According to the court, there is not enough evidence to prove these facts

Mar 4 '16 15:20

The court in The Hague summoned Dutch prosecutor Lucas van Delft to testify in the case of coffeeshop owner Johan van Laarhoven, currently serving a 103 year sentence in Thailand. The court wants to know exactly what information the Dutch judiciary gave the Thai judiciary in this case

Feb 29 '16 09:55

The hate speech trial against PVV leader Geert Wilders will only start on October 31st, the court in The Hague confirmed

Jan 29 '16 14:50

The court in The Hague sentenced a 21 year old student to 180 hours of community service, 60 of which conditionally suspended, for threatening a mass shooting at the University of Leiden in October last year

Lady Justice
Jan 29 '16 14:25

The Court in The Hague found Nutren Albayrak, former CEO of the central agency for the reception of asylum seekers COA, guilty of forgery and sentenced her to 140 hours of community service

Dec 11 '15 14:40

PVV leader Geert Wilders will be allowed to call a number of witnesses in the hate speech trial against him. The court in The Hague gave him permission to do so this week

Dec 4 '15 11:21

The court in The Hague convicted a 17 year old girl from Gouda on Thursday for dosing an unsuspecting classmate with ecstasy. She was sentenced to 90 days in juvenile detention, 75 of which conditionally suspended, and 120 hours of community service. She must also pay 1,245.09 in compensation to the victim

Nov 24 '15 14:41

The Public Prosecutor demanded a prison sentence of 5 months, three of which conditional, and 240 hours of community service against former European Parliamentarian Daniel van der Stoep in the court in The Hague on Tuesday. He is accused of trying to lure three underage girls into sex by offering them money and gifts in 2013 and 2014.

Oct 22 '15 12:23

The Dutch branch of the Church of Scientology has lost its tax status as "public welfare institution", and the tax benefits that go along with it, in a ruling made by the court in The Hague on Wednesday.

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