In the last few years, there have been more than 500 reports of honor killing in the Netherlands. In 2013, the number even rose. These incidents take the form of abuse, rape, kidnapping or murder, and are all in the effort to avenge someone.
A new victim of Jos de G. has come forward, who claims she was pulled from her bike, dragged to a forest and raped by the 47-year old man in from Helmond 1987. This has been announced by public prosecutor Erna Vrijhoeven at the court in Den Bosch on Thursday.
The man who committed a double-homicide in Hoendiep last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) earlier demanded 30 years.
Police in Berkel have disbanded the investigative team that was looking into the murder of psychiatric clinic manager Rob Zweekhorst, who was shot dead on New Year's Day. Investigators were unable to crack the case, leaving the victim's family members in shock, the AD reports.
The man who was sentenced to life in 1983 for six murders in Delft is demanding leave without supervision. This is not the first time he has demanded unsupervised leave, and he is filing a lawsuit against the state according to his lawyer, Trouw reports.
The Dutch State has to pay Andy Melaan $1.3 million (around €930,000) because he was wrongly imprisoned for eight years on Bonaire. It is the highest payout of damages for a miscarriage of justice to date, the Volkskrant reports.
A 31-year old man from Hoorn has had a 20-year prison sentence demanded against him by the public prosecutor in Utrecht after the prisoner was involved in two stabbings.
The ex-ABN Amro manager Jan Peter Schittmann (57), whose body was found together with his 57-year old wife's and his 22-year old daughter's, is now determined as the killer of his family. Schittmann suffered from depression.
During a conflict at the fruit-processing company Driscoll's on the Hazeldonk business park in Breda, a 36-year old Portuguese chauffeur stabbed his 40-year Spanish old colleague.
Notorious murder suspect Lau G. will become the head of a new fraction of the motorcycle club No Surrender in Venlo on Tuesday, according to De Telegraaf.
Deurne's mayor Hiko Mak has reversed the ban on gatherings and demonstrations on Wednesday. The municipality states that the peace is starting to come back, and that the need for the measure is no longer present, Het Parool reports.
A shooting at the Snack Point snack bar in Eindhoven has resulted in the death of its Turkish owner, Adem Cokicli. Another person was lightly injured, according to a co-worker of the business.
Police in Zeeland apprehended two men on Monday, in suspicion of involvement in the death of photographer Henry Meye, who was killed in 2011.
Police in Dordrecht have apprehended a 27-year old man from Rotterdam, who is a suspect in a fatal shooting that happened on Friday in Hoogvliet. A 34-year old man, Ulrig, was killed.
Mayor Mak of Deurne has banned demonstrations for the time being. In an emergency regulation he writes that gatherings of more than four people is no longer allowed.
A 42-year-old Dutchman, Jacky Lumi was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 31-year-old fellow Dutch national Kamal El Habsati, with whom he shared an apartment in Dublin. Lumi killed El Habsati on December 1 2012 by stabbing him 21 times after an argument over a €4 internet bill.
The court in Den Bosch has ordered a prison sentence of 20 years and TBS with involuntary treatment against Dennie J.
Pim Fortuyn's supporters are planning to hold a large-scale demonstration on the Friday, May 2nd, when his killer, Volkert van der G. is released.
Volkert van der G. will not get a new identity when he is freed from prison on the 2nd of May. Sjef van Gennip, director of the rehabilitation, announced on Pauw en Witteman Wednesday night.
A considerable majority of Parliament accepts the plan to release Volkert van der Graaf on parole on the 2nd of May this year. Van der Graaf, an environmental activist, murdered politician Pim Fortuyn on the 6th of May in 2002.
Twelve years after the murder of Pim Fortuyn, Volkert van der Graaf is going to be freed from prison, state secretary for Justice Fred Teeven (VVD) announced on Wednesday.
The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) has demanded a prison sentence of 30 years against the man who murdered a couple on their yacht last year in Hoendiep.
Police are saying that psych clinic manager Rob Zweekhorst (44) from Berkel en Rodenrijs, who was shot at close range on the 1st of January, may have been a victim of mistaken identity.