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Netherlands Crime

Gangster Sues To Stop Film On Heineken Kidnapping

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 12.20.2011 | Crime

AMSTERDAM — One of the Netherlands' best-known gangsters went to court Thursday to stop the release of a film about the 1983 kidnapping and rans...

Netherlands Prisons Closing For Lack Of Criminals

NRC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Dutch justice ministry has announced it will close eight prisons and cut 1,200 jobs in the prison system. A decline in crime has left many cells e...