Minister Ivo Opstelten Security and Justice

Jan 20 '15 15:01

The Roermond politician Jos van Rey, who is suspected of corruption, wants State Secretary Fred Teeven and Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice to testify. This emerged during the pre-trail in the corruption case in Rotterdam today.

Jan 20 '15 09:02

Achraf, a Amsterdam jihadist who went to Syria in December 2013 at the age of 16, was killed in Syria on Saturday, AT5 reports.

Dec 30 '14 11:09

"If you celebrate the New Year at home with a glass of champagne in the family circle, you do not see what's happening on the street. Before I became mayor I had no idea how much violence is associated with such a tuning of the year. It is terrible, police and fire brigade is every year prepared to the extreme to handle all the incidents."

Dec 17 '14 13:38

Between 78 and 91 percent of cannabis grown in the Netherlands is exported.

Dec 17 '14 11:13

According to Edward Snowden, the Netherlands has not learned from his disclosure, but is making its laws worse. He said this via a video link during the presentation of the Big Brother Awards last night.

Dec 17 '14 10:49

Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice was announced as the winner of this year's Big Brother Award last night. He accepted the award with mixed feelings.

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Dec 16 '14 14:15

It seems that a number of cities in the Netherlands will start with an experiment with controlled cannabis cultivation next year, despite the fact that Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice is still firmly opposed to the idea.

Amsterdam police
Dec 15 '14 08:29

Because more and more people report crimes over the internet, about half of all full-fledged police stations will close in the next ten years.

Dec 9 '14 08:14

There will be almost no additional manpower deployed to ensure that the new times for fireworks are observed on New Year's Eve, NOS reports. The law is currently being adjusted, the lighting of fireworks will only be allowed on December 31st from 18:00 p.m. Previously fireworks may have been lit from the morning.

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Dec 4 '14 07:52

Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher, Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice and the Tax Service are the three finalists for this year's Big Brother Awards.

Nov 28 '14 10:56

Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert and Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice yesterday officially opened the National Training Center CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear).

Nov 25 '14 14:31

People who apply for a gun license in the future, will have to endure a much more intense screening. Those who want to own a weapon long term, such as hunters and hobby marksmen, will have to adhere to "very strict" safety demands.

Nov 21 '14 12:05

The Amsterdam notary office Van Ligten & Van Ligten is filing a lawsuit against Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice. This lawsuit is filed because important information is being witheld around the massive fraud at Amsterdam notary Blijleven.

Nov 20 '14 13:49

The law on access to telecommunications data is being adjusted to agree with a ruling by the European Court of Justice.

Nov 20 '14 08:19

During the liberation of the train hijacked by Moluccas at De Punt in 1977, marines inside the train shot three hijackers that were unarmed and not resisting. These three were among the six hijackers who died in the assault. Two passengers were also killed. Three hijackers survived.

Nov 17 '14 11:01

The PVV wants the police to make palm-prints of suspects more often so that they can use it to solve more thefts and burglaries.

Nov 13 '14 09:49

Municipalities are overtaxed in the supervision of returned Syria-goers and retained jihadists. The Mayor of the Hague is demanding help from the state.

Oct 20 '14 12:11

The so called "back hacking law", the legislative proposal cybercrime II, will be submitted to the Second Chamber early next year.

Oct 13 '14 12:24

Help and support will be made available for prostitutes in the Netherlands who wish to change professions.

Shell fire
Jun 5 '14 09:48

The damage left after the explosion of a reactor and subsequent fire at the Shell site in Moerdijk are "significant", according to Shell Moerdijk director Paul Buijsingh. There may be millions of euros in damage. Buijsingh is expecting that the recovery will take a long time.

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