Five Dutch passengers who were on board the quarantined Diamond Princess are now allowed to leave the cruise ship, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday. The last passengers of Dutch cruise ship Westerdam who are still in Cambodia, are now also allowed to leave the country, shipping company Holland America Line said in a statement, NU.nl reports.
The first passengers of Dutch cruise ship Westerdam were allowed to leave the ship during the early hours of Friday morning, Dutch time. The Holland America Line cruise ship docked in the Cambodian port city of Sihanoukville on Thursday after being refused by five Asian countries for fear of the coronavirus 2019-nCoV, now officially called Covid-19.
The Westerdam, a Dutch cruise ship refused entry to several Asian ports due to fear of the coronavirus, was allowed to dock in the Cambodian port of Sihanoukville. None of the passengers have been diagnosed with 2019-nCoV, but the ship was still refused due to concerns of the virus spreading. The European Ministers of Public Health are gathering in Brussels on Thursday to discuss how to prevent the virus from spreading in Europe, NOS reports.
A 22-year-old man from Haarlem, who is suspected of "pornographic dancing" in Cambodia, was released from custody. He has since left Cambodia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed to NOS on Wednesday.
A 22-year-old Dutch man was one of 10 people arrested in Cambodia for spreading photos of "pornographic dancing". They are suspected of spreading pornographic material, which can carry a prison sentence of up to a year in the country. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is trying to make contact with the Cambodian authorities to find out what is going on, AD reports.
The Cambodian authorities arrested a 42-year-old Dutch man this week on suspicion that he repeatedly sexually abused a 6-year-old girl, relief organization Terre des Hommes announced. The man was caught based on a tip received by APLE, a local partner of the relief organization, AD reports.
The Dutch embassy in Singapore recently helped a Dutch gay couple get a passport for their baby born to a Cambodian surrogate, after Cambodia made commercial surrogacy illegal, the Volkskrant reports.
Dutch pastor Nico S. was arrested in Cambodia on Tuesday for paying underage boys to let him take nude photos of them. The Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands announced at a press conference previous knowledge of the suspect's sexual desire for young boys, something the church said S. discussed with the former bishop during his priesthood training 18 years ago.
A 53-year-old Dutch man was arrested in Siem Reap, Cambodia on Tuesday for paying at least 19 underage boys for nude photos. Over 1,300 photos of naked boys were found on the man's camera, NU.nl reports
All the victims are under the age of 15 years. The Cambodian police spoke with the 19 known victims and determined that the man paid them a few dollars to undress so that he could take photos. The police believe that there may be more victims.
Authorities in Cambodia released 53-year-old Dutch man Stefan S., held in connection with the assault and alleged sexual abuse of a toddler. Graphic videos showing a naked toddler shocked with an electric candle prod, and further abuse, led to the arrests of S., and two of his Cambodian workers, named 28-year-old Ret Sothy and 25-year-old Oeu Nat, according to the Cambodia Daily.
Sothy and Nat were also released. The Dutch man’s presumed boyfriend, Nguyen Thanh Dung, 25, was arrested Wednesday night in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He is still in custody.
Dutch pedophile Pieter C. was sentenced on appeal to 19 years in prison and 15 years of institutionalized psychiatric treatment by the court in Antwerp on Thursday. The sentence is the same as when the case was first tried, the Telegraaf reports.
A Dutchman arrested in Cambodia on Friday based on a conviction on child sexual abuse and child pornography, was deported to Belgium on Thursday morning. He is now in custody and will serve the prison sentence the Belgian court imposed on him
A Dutchman on the loose after a conviction in Belgium on sexual abuse and child pornography charges was caught in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Friday. The arrest happened at about noon local time, reported the Phnom Penh Post based on information from the international task force, Child Protection Unit.
Three tourists, one of them a Dutch woman, were caught taking photos of their bare bottoms in the Angkor temple complex in Cambodia on Sunday. The three of them appeared in a Cambodian court on Monday, AFP reports.
The court in Cambodia today sentenced a homeless man to 13 years in prison for the murder of a Dutch woman and her baby daughter during an attempted robbery at their home in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Chea Phin has confessed to stabbing a Dutch woman and her 19 month old daughter to death in their home in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia.
The baby of the Dutch Daphna Beerdsen who was killed in Cambodia last week, has passed away, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today.