PVV leader Geert Wilders finds it "incomprehensible" that the Public Prosecutor has decided to prosecute him, he said to ANP. The Public Prosecutor announced earlier today that Wilders will be prosecuted on the charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred.
The Public Prosecutor in the Hague has decided to prosecute Geert Wilders (PVV) on the charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred.
It is clear that both the Public Prosecutor and the police are doing everything they can to break the spiral of violence occurring in Amsterdam and surrounds. 150 detectives are now engaged in the mega investigation into the gang war.
During an appeal in the court in the Hague, the Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year prison sentence for a 23 year old suspect who planned to travel to Syria to join the international jihad.
Justice in Spain suspects the Dutch football player Saïd Boutahar and dozens of other players of match fixing.
The Public Prosecutor has confirmed that Willem Holleeder was arrested on Saturday, December 13th, on suspicion of complicity in murder and participation in a criminal organization.
Mark van N., better known as the "horror dentist", has stopped eating and drinking. According to ANP, he made this announcement today during the summary proceedings about his imminent deportation to France. In France, the dentist is accused of mistreating dozens of patients.
The court in Den Bosch today sentenced the Thai woman accused for murdering her husband with an ax in Venlo on September 11th ,2011 to 15 years in prison. The accused is appealing against this decision.
The company Uber has to stop the taxi service UberPOP. The Board of Appeals for businesses has determined that drivers transporting people in their own car for a fee with UberPOP, do so illegally if they do not have a taxi license.
On Friday the police searched the home of Wesley and Yolanthe Sneijder in Vleuten in Utrecht.
The Public Prosecutor demanded a prison sentence for a 32 year old man and 26 year old woman from Doetinchem in the court in Arnhem today. The two suspects are suspected of human trafficking.
A 21 year old member of the volunteer fire department in Onderbanken, Limburg has again been arrested on suspicion of involvement in arson.
Terrorist suspect Sabir K. was arrested last week Thursday to be extradited to the United States. But the court decided on Tuesday to set him free again.
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.
The most famous criminal in the Netherlands, Willem Holleeder, is once again in court.
According to technology-site Tweakers, people often use website passwords that are not strong enough and use the same passwords for multiple sites. This can lead to problems, as these passwords are often used to protect confidential information.
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.
On Tuesday the court in Haalrem starts working on the mega trail around the Andes-investigation, in which Danny K., Dick V. and Willem Holleeder, among others, appear as suspects. 25 hearing days have been allocated to this process. The Public Prosecutor hopes to have the penalty demands ready in January.
The Public Prosecutor has decided to investigate whether the racists comments made on Leroy Fer's selfie is punishable and whether prosecution is possible.
This will be an exploratory investigation. The Public Prosecutor will collect all the facts and examine who posted which comments. A decision on possible prosecution has not yet been made.
Following exceedingly racist reactions to a selfie posted by footballer Leroy Fer, the Dutch national football association, KNVB, confirmed they contacted the public prosecutor to investigate the response for possible crimes. The football association waited until after Sunday’s European Championship qualifier against Latvia before making their decision, to prevent any unnecessary distractions amongst teammates.
On Sunday night Robin van Persie, captain of Oranje, called on the Public Prosecutor to investigate the racist comments on the selfie Leroy Fer posted on Twitter and Instagram. The photo depicted Fer along with other dark skinned players of the Dutch national team.
On Thursday former Dutchbat commander Thom Karremans must defend himself against accusations that he was an accessory to murder, war crimes and genocide after the fall of Srebrenica in 1995.
The Public Prosecutor announced this morning that SBM Offshore has settled for an amount of 192 million euro ($240 million). This is in the corruption case in which the company paid bribes in Angola and Equatorial Guinea. Evidence of bribery was also found in Brazil.