The police launched an investigation into possible sexual abuse at care foundation Dichterbij. There are suspicions that two groups of disabled children and young adults were seriously abused, neglected and sexually molested for months, the Telegraaf reports.
A 55-year-old man riding a disability vehicle - an electric three wheeled bike - was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident during the night from Saturday to Sunday. The police arrested a 24-year-old man from Hoeven on Sunday.
According to the police, the victim was found seriously injured on Noordzeedijk between Stampersgat and Dinteloord by passersby around 4:20 a.m. on Sunday. The passersby called the emergency services, and the man from Dinteloord was rushed to hospital by ambulance.
The Utrecht police are looking for a man who stabbed a disabled woman with a hypodermic needle in the city last week
The Dutch government will not legally force businesses to adapt their buildings to make them more accessible for the disabled, Public Health State Secretary Martin van Rijn wrote to the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament
The municipality of Groningen accidentally declared about 5 thousand chronically ill and disabled people dead in what a municipal spokesperson describes as a "very painful" mistake
Only one third of the Netherlands' disabled worked over 12 hours a week in 2013, according to research released Thursday by Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
The Henry Dunant, the flagship of the Dutch Red Cross, fell victim to robbers over the Easter weekend.