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Sep 25 '18 11:40

Judge Jan Wolter Wabeke officially withdrew from a lawsuit filed by a group of anti-smokers against the tobacco industry. On Monday the lawyer representing this group, Benedicte Ficq, accused the judge of being biased. Later in the day the court in The Hague granted Wabeke's request to withdraw, NOS reports.

Ficq told the media that he learned through an acquaintance that Wabeke had been "condescending" about this case while speaking in private, saying that smoking is the smoker's own responsibility. Ficq asked him to withdraw.

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May 28 '18 07:59

Dutch people's confidence in each other and in the institutions increased almost across the board last year, according to figures Statistics Netherlands released on Monday. The Dutch have most confidence in the police with 74.5 percent saying they trust the police, and least in the church with only 31.2 percent.

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Apr 24 '15 12:46

Zakaria G. is appealing the three years prison sentence he received for his involvement in the fatal jewelry store robbery in Deurne last year. According to his lawyer Valeri Lantain, Zakaria G. has always maintained that he is innocent and therefore does not agree with the punishment, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Feb 23 '15 13:44

V&D is not allowed to cut the salaries of employees who are members of the unions with 5.8 percent. That was the ruling of the court in the summary proceedings filed by the unions, NOS reports.

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Feb 20 '15 10:42

The judge put a stop to the persecution of the (most likely) deceased suspected terrorist Soufiane S. yesterday, AD reports.

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Feb 19 '15 19:39

Protesters who have occupied the University of Amsterdam’s Bungehuis building in the city center will have to leave the building or pay a penalty of 1,000 euros per person per day, a court in Amsterdam ruled on Thursday. The hearing took place after the university sued the protesters, hoping to fine the occupants 100,000 each, every day they remained in the building

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Jan 20 '15 21:49

There should be a ban on pimps to reduce the exploitation of prostitutes, says the socially conservative political party ChristenUnie. Pimps regulate prostitution and take a part of the prostitutes' money, they claim. They are oftentimes not punishable by law and there should be a bill changing that, the party suggests.

Dec 30 '14 14:05

The court in Utrecht ruled today that the Brinks Nederland employee strike may continue at this time.

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Nov 24 '14 11:58

The Public Prosecutor punishes minor offenses such as drug possession, theft and vandalism more severely than the courts.

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Sep 18 '14 09:08

The Schilderswijk in The Hague has been definitively confirmed a no-demonstration zone after the court in the city has rejected requests from the Netherlands Folk Union (NVU) and the Anti-Fascist Action (AFA) to demonstrate there on the 20th of September, De Telegraaf writes.

Aug 19 '14 09:19

The Netherlands State Council will come with a ruling on Zwarte Piet sooner than the usual nine months it would take the highest administrative court to make such a ruling. Spokesperson for the Council, Pieter-Bas Beekman says that the matter is being picked up "with haste", the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

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Aug 8 '14 14:10

An investigating judge in Utrecht has remanded the 49-year-old man suspected of causing a boating accident which killed two people on Monday. The suspect is being investigated for manslaughter by the public prosecutor after a judge refused any possibility to charge the man with homicide.

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Jul 31 '14 08:24

Volkert van der G. no longer has to wear an ankle monitor, and can also visit the areas where he was previously restricted from going. The court in The Hague ruled this on Wednesday afternoon after Van der G. filed a lawsuit against the state.

Jun 11 '14 14:15

A 55-year old woman, Nadja B., from Rijnsaterwoude has been apprehended by the police. She is a suspect in the case of her own 80-year old mother, Margerethe's disappearance. Police suspect that the mother is no longer alive, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Taxes
May 8 '14 13:53

According to the court in The Hague, the tax hike on the rich that the Cabinet introduced is not against the law or international treaties.

Hogeschool Windesheim
Mar 27 '14 13:15

An ex-student from the Hogeschool Windesheim in Zwolle has created a hate-website about his former teacher, in which he accuses the teacher of bullying and sadistic practices. He even calls the teacher a "sadistic narcissist."

Feb 13 '14 07:01

The case of exam fraud in the islamic school Ibn Ghaldoun in Rotterdam, will today receive a verdict.

Apr 19 '13 16:34

The court in the northern city of Leeuwarden sentenced Jasper S. to 18 years in prison for raping and murdering Marianne Vaatstra in 1999. According to the judge S. was completely sane.

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