Sunday, September 26, 2010

European Court: Netherlands is in Breach of European Convention of Human Rights

The European court in Strasbourg has decided that the power of the prosecution in the Netherlands to undertake house searches is too wide as there is almost no control by an independent judge. In this way the Netherlands is in breach of the European convention of human rights. The case in question, which dates from 2002, concerns a Dutch publishing house Sanome.

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