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
The court in Arnhem sentenced a 25-year-old teacher from Nijmegen to one mandatory day in prison for sexually abusing his students. The teacher was also given the maximum community service of 240 and a conditionally suspended prison sentence of 199 days
Alex L. was sentenced to 30 years in prison and mandatory psychiatric treatment by the court in Lelystad on Tuesday. He was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his 40-year-old girlfriend Manon Pieters and murder in the death of his 15-year-old stepdaughter Fleur
A 42-year-old man from Assen was sentenced to 5 years in prison for raping and robbing a 20-year-old woman in his hometown just before Christmas last year, the court in Assen ruled. The man also has to undergo institutionalized psychiatric treatment and pay 14 thousand euros in damages to the victim
A young man from Veghel was sentenced to 10 years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric care for murdering his sister, mother and grandmother in September last year
The Public Prosecutor demanded a three year prison sentence and compulsory psychiatric treatment against a 41-year-old man accused of molesting six women in Utrecht last year
On Monday the court in Den Bosch sentenced two men to prison for a scooter accident in Nijmegen in 2010 that left one man dead. Both were found guilty of death by negligence
The court in The Hague convicted terror suspect Mohamed B. of preparing for a terrorist offense and sentenced him to one year in prison on Monday
Next week the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, will vote on amendments to the prostitution that will increase the minimum age for a prostitute to 21 years.
The Public Prosecutor demanded eight years in prison against tree members of motorcycle club No Surrender in the court in Den Bosch on Wednesday. They are suspected of involvement in a violent shootout in a residential area in Eindhoven almost two years ago
Two young Arnhem men were sentenced to prison for trying to join and participate in a terrorist organization in Syria
The last 75 inmates in the Bijlmerbajes prison in Amsterdam were taken to their new home in Zaandam by bus on Wednesday. The Amsterdam prison is now empty and ready for demolition.
The Public Prosecutor demanded six years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment against Udo D., who is accused of beating a woman to death with a bottle and stabbing a prostitute in Leeuwarden last year
Prisoners were evacuated from a wing in the prison in Zwaag, Noord-Holland after a fire broke out in one of the cells during the early hours of Thursday morning. The prisoner staying in the cell where the fire started, was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries
A court in Alkmaar sentenced Yasmine M. to three years in prison, one of which conditionally suspended, on Tuesday. M. is the mother of three baby girls whose bodies were discovered in Alkmaar and Heerhugowaard in 2014 and 2015. She was convicted of child manslaughter and hiding the three bodies
A court in Amsterdam sentenced four suspects to prison terms ranging from 8 to 12 years on Wednesday. They were found guilty of preparing to assassinate Amsterdam man Samir Z. on February 1st last year. The assassination attempt failed
A court in Amsterdam sentenced 32 year old Benaouf A. to 12 years in prison for his involvement in the murder of Amsterdam criminal Najeb Bouhbouh. This was the appeal in this case
The court in Arnhem sentenced Johan P. to 20 years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric care on Wednesday. He was convicted of raping and killing his niece Mariska Peters in February last year, according to Gelderlander reporter Harm Graat tweeting live from within the courtroom.
Indonesian authorities will not seek the death penalty against the heir to the family behind Albert Heijn grocery stores. Djaï Heijn is suspected of dealing, importing, producing and using marijuana a court in the island country heard on Monday, according to RTL Nieuws.
A 45 year old man from Duiven was sentenced to 18 months in prison, 12 of which conditionally suspended, on Friday for having a sexual relationship wit ha 12 year old girl for two years. He is also not allowed to have contact with the girl and has to continue his psychiatric treatmen
Two men were sentenced to prison by the court in Arnhem on Thursday for robbing elderly people while pretending to be police officers
Dutchman Mark van N., better known as the horror dentist, was sentenced to eight years in prison by a court in Nevers, France on Tuesday. The court convicted him of mutilating and defrauding over a 100 victims in the French town of Chateau-Chinon. Van N. is also banned from practicing as a dentist ever again
The Public Prosecutor demanded 15 years in prison followed by institutionalized psychiatric treatment against Johan P. in the court in Arnhem on Wednesday. P. is standing trial for strangling his 21-year-old niece Mariska to death in February last year.
The Ministry of Security and Justice plans to soon give thousands of prisoners a tablet. According to the Ministry, prisons are becoming more modern and it is important to keep up. The tablets will also help cut costs