Crime

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Jul 31 '14 10:00

There is a bigger network of young Dutch-Moroccan criminals in The Netherlands than previously thought. Not dozens but hundreds of youths are in this web of drug dealers, gunmen, executers and facilitators. This group is tied to at least six executions and several extremely violent robberies in The Netherlands and in Antwerp, according to a police investigation.

Volkert van der G.
Jul 31 '14 08:24

Volkert van der G. no longer has to wear an ankle monitor, and can also visit the areas where he was previously restricted from going. The court in The Hague ruled this on Wednesday afternoon after Van der G. filed a lawsuit against the state.

The Hague
Jul 30 '14 08:55

Dr. Shimon Samuels of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Paris has expressed his shock that the mayor of The Hague, Jozias van Aartsen, has allowed two anti-Jewish demonstrations to take place undeterred on his watch.

Jul 29 '14 14:18

Police at the French port of Calais found a stockpile of loaded weapons on a Eurolines bus from Amsterdam last week. Customs officials conducting a routine search of luggage found ten handguns, five hundred loaded magazine clips, and a silencer according to French broadcaster RTL.

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Jul 29 '14 14:03

Police are currently dismantling a drug lab in Heerlen that was discovered this morning in Heerlen.

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Jul 29 '14 13:51

In Amsterdam, violence against homosexuals has increased over the last year. According to the police, there were 189 reported incidents, that are related to the victim's sexual orientation. Simultaneously, the police say that homosexual individuals are generally more prepared to report hate crimes now than they were before.

Sebastiaan ter Maaten
Jul 29 '14 11:46

Facebook has become a public forum not only for socialization, but also for justice as the girlfriend of 22-year-old Sebastiaan ter Maaten has taken to the social media platform to find the people that beat Sebastiaan up.

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Jul 29 '14 11:32

A man was injured in a shooting in the Czaar Peterstraat in Amsterdam this morning. The victim was able to get away on a scooter in the direction of the Oosterpark where the police found him. He has been brought to hospital, het Parool reports.

Hugo Carvajal
Jul 29 '14 10:28

After alarms were signaled in Aruba about four Venezuelan warships close to the Aruba coast, Minister Frans Timmermans of Foreign Affairs made the decision to release Hugo Carvajal, a repository of Venezuelan then-president Hugo Chávez, and a suspect of drug crimes.

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Jul 29 '14 09:01

The shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine may be a war crime. The High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations, Navi Pillay, said that this could be the ruling once the investigations into the tragedy have come to an end.

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Jul 29 '14 07:54

Police say they have not yet identified the body that was found wrapped in plastic and floating in the Mark Canal in Breda, but they are certain it is linked to a crime.

Jul 28 '14 15:40

It took them a couple of months, but detectives from Rotterdam have identified and arrested suspect hooligans for the disturbances in De Kuip football stadium during the Ajax/PEC-Zwolle championship match of April 2014.

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Jul 28 '14 14:33

Thousands of residents in The Hague are demanding that their city's mayor Jozias van Aartsen be fired after his argued inaction over anti-Semitic comments outed at a demonstration.

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Jul 28 '14 13:50

A man from 's-Hertogenbosch was injured Sunday morning when all his caprioles to evade capture sent him crashing his scooter into a police car.

Jul 28 '14 13:34

A festival-goer at Hardcore XL in Nuland passed away Sunday morning due to a drug overdose, the police believe. The 22-year old died shortly after being admitted to hospital.

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Jul 28 '14 13:20

During an alcohol control in Den Haag on Sunday morning, a car was stopped at a checkpoint. In an attempt to evade the control, however, the driver drove off. A policeman was dragged alongside the vehicle for several dozen meters, the police report.

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Jul 28 '14 12:52

Ekaterina Parkhomenko, a woman from Torez, close to where flight MH17 crashed, has caused outrage after allegedly bragging online about using looted mascara from the crash site.

Porec
Jul 27 '14 10:37

A Dutch tourist was brutally attacked at the Bijeli San bar in Porec, western Croatia, after an argument over a bill in a cafe, according to local media there. After a dispute between the man and the bartenders, the bar staff reportedly beat the tourist, leaving him with fractures and a concussion.

Rutte
Jul 25 '14 11:55

American President Barack Obama wants stronger sanctions to be imposed against Russia, and has pressed this to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

NovayaGazeta
Jul 25 '14 10:52

A Russian paper is seemingly standing apart from the local media in their firm stance behind President Putin by offering The Netherlands a direct apology for the MH17 plane crash disaster.

Jul 25 '14 09:56

Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte will send forty members of the Marechaussee military police to the Ukraine to help search for victims’ remains and assist in evidence collection. He told a press conference Thursday evening that they will not be armed.

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Jul 24 '14 17:59

Prime Minister Mark Rutte met with the Council of Ministers at his residence Wednesday night to discuss the next steps in the Dutch response to the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. The flight originated in Amsterdam and was struck by a missile while flying over east Ukraine on July 17.

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Jul 24 '14 17:09

Russia-backed separatists fighting in the Ukraine have access to the sophisticated surface-to-air BUK missile system, the same system believed to be behind the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, a leading rebel commander told newswire Reuters.

Pattaya
Jul 24 '14 13:20

Dutch Johan van V. was apprehended in Pattaya, Thailand, on suspicion of drug smuggling. According to the Bangkok Post, his Thai wife was also arrested and assets seized.

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