Police released photos of one of the four young men who are suspected of abusing a 48-year old NS conductor on Abcoude station on April 4th. Several television programs have also released security camera footage from Holendrecht train station where the suspect was seen, police press release states.
A seriously injured 12-year old girl from Roelofarendsveen, Zuid-Holland, who was taken to a hospital last week, was abused for years by her father and stepmother, according to the family's neighbors, an Omroepwest.nl report reveals. Both are suspected of abuse and neglect and are being held in custody. The father will face a magistrate on Friday.
As many as 174 of the 475 mosques in the Netherlands were attacked by vandals over the last ten years, according to University ox Amsterdam researcher Ineke van der Valk. The statistic is dramatically different from the 1980s and 1990s, when you could count the number of abusive attacks on one hand, she told the Volkskrant.
One of the largest international webcam-sex cases could have been solved much earlier if the Dutch police had done an more intensive investigation, television programme Zembla reported.
The number of elderly victims of violence in the Netherlands is on the rise, according to a new report released Tuesday.
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.