This week the University of Twente installed an LED video floor intended to be used for better rehabilitation for patients with walking difficulties, for example due to a brain injury or after an accident
The appeal in the case against Tarik Z., the young man who tried to hijack the 8:00 p.m. NOS news broadcast in January, started in the court in Leeuwarden on Tuesday. The Public Prosecutor demanded 4 years in prison, one of which conditionally suspended, against the man, according to reporter Raymond Boere tweeting live from the courtroom.
The Public Prosecutor demanded a 4 year prison sentence against Tarkk Z. - the 20 year old responsible for the hostage situation at the NOS Journaal earlier this year - in the court in Lelystad on Friday. According two the two psychiatrists who examined Z., he does not need psychological treatment - he suffers from "delusional ideas", but does not have an actual disorder.
Correctional facilities should focus on rehabilitation and reintegration of radicalized prisoners, instead of focusing on the prevention of radicalization among other prisoners. This is according to PhD research done by Tinka Veldhuis, assistant professor of Criminology at the University of Leiden, at the University of Groningen.
Seven students who were found in possession of stolen exams from the Rotterdam school IBN Ghaldounwere, were sentenced to community service. The court previously found seven guilty of theft and pilferage, while five other students were acquitted.
Customers of addiction rehabilitation with debts are at high risk to re-offend. This is according to a research report from Hogeschool Utrecht.
Help and support will be made available for prostitutes in the Netherlands who wish to change professions.
In the semi-finals against The Netherlands on Wednesday, Argentina is going to play without forward Ángel di María, who is out with an injury to his femur, and certain Dutch players may also be absent in the crucial match.
A large portion of the students who made use of the exams stolen at the Ibn Ghaldoun school in Rotterdam last year have avoided jail time, but may have to do community service. This comes from an announcement published by the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) today.
The city of Rotterdam is planning to construct an area outside the city in which asocial families will be placed in twenty containers. Leader of Leefbaar Rotterdam, Joost Eerdmans, says that families who are "too intelligent for the psychiatric clinic, not criminal enough for jail, but too dangerous for the neighborhood" will be made to live in this Container Town.
Convicted pedophiles will have to return to their own home towns after completing their jail sentence. It is then up to the municipality to lead the criminals into good jobs and a normal life.
Professor of health economics at the University of Maastricht, Wim Groot, claims healthcare insurance is too expensive. He claims a figure of about one billion per year is paid in excess.
Leiden mayor Henri Lenferink has so much faith in Benno L.'s reintroduction into society that he's staking his mayorship on it.
The Public Prosecution is going to evaluate the psychological condition of Volkert van der G., who assassinated politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002 in Hilversum. Van der G. will have served two-thirds of his sentence by May and qualifies for early release.