A new report issued by the UN Human Rights Office suggests that the Islamic State (ISIS) might have committed genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Calling them the three most serious international crimes, the organization is urging Iraq to sign on to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, a treaty that established the ICC and mandates that countries criminalize the crimes listed in the treaty under their own domestic law.
The mother who kidnapped her children and took them to Syria managed to sneak a way despite the fact that her family, the police and the kids' school knew that she was planning on going, NOS reports.
A 33 year old mother abducted two of her children (7 and 8 years old) from Maastricht and took them to Syria, Brabants Dagblad reports.
The police in Tilburg have launched an investigation into a man suspected of trying to recruit young people to join terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq, Omroep Brabant reports
The Amsterdam jihadist Omar H. seems to have escaped from the Netherlands just before he was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison. Despite security forces keeping an eye on him, he managed to flee to Iraq, where he is suspected of having joined terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS).
The official website of Malaysia Airlines was hacked on Monday by a group claiming to support terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS). The group calls itself Lizard Squad - Official Cyber Caliphate.
The court in Rotterdam decided that the terrorist suspect Mohammed B. (27) will remain in custody for the time being. According to the court, there is enough evidence to keep him in custody. B. appeared in court for the first time today.
Soufian Z. and Driss D., two jihadists from the Hague, were killed in the Syrian city of Kobani, AD reports. These jihadists were arguably two of the best known Dutch foreign rebel fighters in the Syrian Civil War.
Achraf, a Amsterdam jihadist who went to Syria in December 2013 at the age of 16, was killed in Syria on Saturday, AT5 reports.
A video testament by the 19 year old Sultan Berzel from Maastricht has confirmed that he was indeed the jihadist Abu Abdulla al-Hollandi who performed the suicide bombing in Baghdad on November 12th. Terrorist organisation Islamic State (ISIS) posted the video online yesterday. The video has since been suspended from the site.
A 19 year old teenager from Maastricht who traveled to Syria in September to join terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS), died in Syria last week.
In the past few months Dutch citizens have been less concerned about the economic crisis and changes in healthcare, but have been especially concerned about terrorism and international crises.
Yesterday, after months of investigation, the police arrested three men in Arnhem and Eindhoven, on suspicion of terrorism. According to the Public Prosecution, these men want to join the Al-Qaeda linked group Jabhat al-Nusra.
A number of Turkish-Dutch young people are delivering a message to Minister Lodewijk Asscher (Deputy Prime Minister and Social Affairs) this afternoon stating that he should be more aware of the impact of his words.
The 19 year old Aicha is back in the Netherlands. Earlier this year the girl traveled to the ISIS area in Syria, where she planned to marry a jihadist. Her mother Monique, who also traveled to Syria to rescue her daughter, has also returned.
A mother from Maastricht has single-handedly rescued her daughter from the Syrian city of Raqqa. Raqqa is regarded as the capital city of the caliphate of the terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS).
The terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing at a police headquarters in west Baghdad on Wednesday.
Minister of Social Affairs Lodewijk Asscher is very concerned about the large amount of support among Turkish youth in the Netherlands for violent jihadist groups such as Islamic State (ISIS).
The Netherlands plans to set up and independent support center for the families of jihadists and potential Syria-goers. The needs of the parents are so high that the National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security (NCTV) has appointed a "quartermaster" to set up such a facility.
The Federation Kurds in the Netherlands announced on Sunday that a Dutch Kurd was killed in the fight against terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraqi Kurdistan.
When a client asked Isis Hair salon owner Jet Daniels if she knows what happens when you search online for her business, Daniels was less-than-surprised to hear the client's discovery. "It is not the first time I heard my clients wind up seeing videos of beheadings," she said Thursday, a day after she changed the salon's name to Jet Setters.
On October 29th the police arrested a 20 year old man from Rotterdam who is suspected of having made preparations to participate in the armed struggle in Syria.
The Public Prosecutor confirmed that a 16 year old girl from Tilburg was retained in Hungary because she was possibly on her way to join the terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS).
On Monday the Public Prosecutor demanded a sex weeks prison sentence against a 29 year old man from the Hague for attacking a cameraman during the riots in Schilderwijk in August.