Criminal case MH17
On 17 November 2022, three men were found guilty of downing flight MH17 on 17 July 2014, resulting in the death of 298 persons on board. The court sentenced them to the highest penalty, life imprisonment. On 8 February 2023, the JIT announced its findings of the investigation into other persons involved. Although no further prosecutions were initiated, the case file will not be permanently closed.
War crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity, torture and enforced disappearances: international crimes and offenses of the most serious sort. The Dutch government believes that such crimes must be investigated and the guilty parties brought to justice.
Cooperation extended of Joint Team against migration crimes Central Mediterranean Route
15-12-2023 | 17:41
On 13 December 2023, the National Office of the Netherlands Public Prosecution Service extended its cooperation with law ...
الشرطة الهولندية تُلقي القبض في دروتن على شخص يُشتبه بارتكابه التعذيب والعنف الجنسي بحق مدنيين في سوريا
08-12-2023 | 09:59
Syrian man living in the Netherlands accused of torture and sexual violence against Syrian civilians
08-12-2023 | 09:58
A 55-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Friday 8 December 2023 in the Dutch town of Druten in the province of Gelderland, on ...
Prosecutor asks court for fine in case of group insult muslim community
09-11-2023 | 15:32
The Public Prosecution Office has asked the court to sentence a 55 year old Dutch suspect residing in Germany to a fine of 700 ...
Public Prosecution Service prosecute man for group insult
24-10-2023 | 15:47
The Public Prosecution Service of The Hague has decided to prosecute a 54-year-old Dutch man residing in Germany for group ...
Public Prosecution Service demands prison sentence and area ban due to discriminatory laser projection on Anne Frank House
05-10-2023 | 13:13
The Netherlands Public Prosecution Service demanded that an unconditional prison sentence of six months be imposed on the ...