Two new inspections show that there are serious flaws when it comes to addressing violence against police officers and prison guards
The five major energy companies, which import coal from Colombia in South America, has promised to investigate any abuses and human rights violations around the coal mining.
Moroccan and Turkish Dutch are less often marrying a partner from their country of origin. They mainly marry in their own circle, but not over the border. This is mainly caused by weaker family ties in their country of origin.
The clothes Nicole van den Hurk was wearing when she was murdered in 1995, were probably destroyed within two months after the discovery of her body.
A video appeared on Facebook in which a 15-year-old girl from Beverwijk was punched to the ground and then kicked repeatedly by two boys aged 14 and 15 in Ijmuiden. The police have arrested the two teen boys, and report that the girl has had hospital treatment for "lesions to her face", the Algemeen Dagblad writes.
In Nijmegen, a 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with engaging in sexual relations with his 8-year-old niece and her then-7-year-old friend, Omroep Gelderland reports.
Judicial advisor of the anti-Zwarte Piet groups, Frank King, is removing himself from the judicial process around the issue after receiving several death threats, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
A 44-year-old psychiatric patient, René de L. has been signaled by police, as he escaped the clinic where he was staying during unsupervised leave. The patient was convicted for attempted murder and embezzlement in 2006.
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.
Banks in The Netherlands promise to insure any damage arising out of the misuse of bank cards belonging to victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash. Surviving relatives have been assured that the banks have taken this possibility into account, according to Trouw.
A tram conductor working for the RET transport company was abused by two 17-year-old local boys on Monday afternoon. The boys have been arrested. The Police in Rotterdam-Rijnmond reports.
Workers across the European Union should no longer be exploited, and should be properly paid for honest work. This comes from Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher in an opinion piece for the Volkskrant.
Police in Rotterdam arrested two men who kidnapped a woman on Sunday. Thanks to eye-witnesses, police were able to find the men and take them to the station for questioning.
Two men of 17 and 20 years of age were attacked on Saturday night by a group of six men in the North-Holland town of Kudelstaart. Both men had to be brought to hospital with broken bones in the face, the police report on Sunday.
Motorcycle club Veterans has issued a declaration against Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice. The club believes that the Minister consciously damaged their name by spreading fallacious information about them. The veterans are accusing Opstelten of defamation and abuse.
In the last 20 years, the confidence that people have in the church as an institution has never been so low, according to the Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP) who published a report about the development of religion in the country.
In the last few years, there have been more than 500 reports of honor killing in the Netherlands. In 2013, the number even rose. These incidents take the form of abuse, rape, kidnapping or murder, and are all in the effort to avenge someone.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MinBuZa) will publish yearly reports of misbehavior among personnel of embassies and other international organizations.
Bullying has increased at schools in The Netherlands. Last year, there were almost 20 percent more reports of violence and abuse at schools than the year before.
A 45-year old man has been apprehended for the possession and making of child porn. The man's possible involvement in an abuse case from ten years ago is also being investigated.
Bishop Frans Wiertz has made a statement from the Church in Maastricht about a recent scandal involving Jo Gijsen, Wiertz's predecessor, who abused two children.
Three men from Lelystad were apprehended early Sunday morning for the suspected assault of a 21-year old man in Leeuwarden.
The association of Dutch Moroccans (SMN) is worried about current trends of violence against muslim men and women in the country.
On Tuesday night in Leek, a 23-year old man was arrested in relation to the fatal abuse of a Somali man in Groningen.