Turkey is turning to the European Court of Human Rights in its political battle with the Netherlands, president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Monday. He also announced a number of sanctions against the Netherlands, including that Dutch diplomats are no longer welcome in Turkey, NU.nl reports.
The Netherlands does not have to prosecute former Dutchbat commander Thom Karremans for his roll in the fall of Srebrenica in 1995, the European Court for Human Rights ruled on Thursday
The Dutch State must re-socialize life-sentence prisoner Edwin S., the court in The Hague ruled on Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by S. himself
State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff of Security and Justice wants convicts sentenced to life in prison to be reassessed for possible release after they served 25 years. He thinks a special advisory board should determine whether the prisoner qualifies for released, the State Secretary wrote in a letter to parliament, NU.nl reports.
The European Court of Human Rights again criticized the Netherlands for sentencing prisoners to life in prison. According to the court, a life sentence is inhumane and no one deserves to be treated as "forgotten human waste", no matter the sentence
The European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday ruled that employers are allowed to read their employees' chats and emails sent during work time. "It is not unreasonable that an employer wants to check that employees do their work", the court decided
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg Tuesday gave the Netherlands permission to deport five Afghan men living in the Netherlands for at least the past 15 years.
The families of three Srebrenica victims have asked the European Court of Human rights to prosecute three Dutchbat commanders for the deaths of their relatives. In April the appeals court in Arnhem ruled that the three officers will not be prosecuted.
The European Court of Human Rights rejected a complaint by pedophile advocacy association Martijn against the ban Dutch courts imposed on the group last year. The organization will remain prohibited, and the court will not hear the case, reported ANP.