The National Public Prosecutors’ Office (Landelijk Parket) focuses on international forms of organised crime and crime that undermines society, such as human trafficking, terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering related to organised crime, international war crimes, child pornography, child sex tourism and cybercrime. These serious, and often invisible, forms of crime damage the fabric of society and therefore require a coordinated approach involving partners both within and outside the Public Prosecution Service.
Rwandan Genocide: suspect arrested in The Netherlands
26-10-2020 | 17:00
Monday 26 October the International Crimes Unit of the Dutch police arrested a 71-year old Rwandan man. Rwanda has requested his ...
Change in prosecution team MH17-trial
21-07-2020 | 12:52
A change will occur within the in-court team of public prosecutors conducting the MH17-trial. On 1 August 2020, public prosecutor ...
Dismantling of an encrypted network sends shockwaves through organised crime groups across Europe
02-07-2020 | 16:58
At a joint press conference today, French and Dutch law enforcement and judicial authorities, Europol and Eurojust presented the ...
MH17-case can use statements of threatened witnesses
23-04-2020 | 16:38
The statements of anonymous threatened witnesses can be used in the MH17-case, the council chamber of the District Court of The ...
Criminal proceedings start against four suspects charged with bringing down MH17
09-03-2020 | 12:34
Today, the first court session at the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS) against the four suspects has been commenced at 10.00 am. ...
JIT countries continue collaboration on MH17 investigation
08-03-2020 | 16:13
The JIT countries investigating the downing of MH17 in 2014 today signed an extension of the JIT Agreement in Amsterdam. ...