Monday, November 11, 2019

Pilot by Mistake creates Chaos at Amsterdam Airport

A pilot was explaining to a trainee a number of matters in a plane and entered the plane’s “hostage alert” code. After the alarm all passengers of the plane and many passengers in the terminal were evacuated. Passengers at the airport reported panic and screaming while armed police ran around.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Drug Use in the Netherlands at record high

The amount of chemical drug waste dumpings has increased by 42% during 2018.  There were almost 300 such dumpings versus slightly over 200 in 2017.  It is clear that drug use in the Netherlands has reached record highs. In 2018, use of cocaine, ecstasy, and amfetamines were two to three times more than in 2005.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Collection of Waste Is Inefficient

The Central Planning Bureau (CPB) says that recycling goes up in the Netherlands but often the costs exceed the benefits.  Quality of the recycling can increase as communities focus on quantity instead of quality. The CPB mentions a number of additional problems.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Ministry of Defense: We have misinformed Parliament

The Ministry of Defense now recognizes that during the war against ISIS in 2015 Dutch F-16 planes have killed tens of civilians in Iraq. Seventy civilians died in Hawija and four in Mosul. The ministry admits that in 2015 the then minister Jeanine Hennis falsely informed the parliament about this when she said that there were no civilian casualties form the Dutch bombing in Iraq. It seems that the minister knew at the time that the information provided was not correct.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Military Police refuses to protect Judges and Prosecutors

Since the murder of lawyer Derk Wiersum, 20 to 30 people get special police protection. This includes judges and prosecutors. It creates major pressure on the police. The military police refuses to make people available for this purpose. They say that it has already too much work in guarding mosques, synagogues, parliament and the Amsterdam airport.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Rotterdam Mayor: “We and our police are close to drowning”

A group of mayors said in a letter to parliament. Every new task given to the police put a lot of other investigations at risk. They claim that the fight against human trafficking and a range of other crimes are already coming under pressure.  Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb of Rotterdam said:  “We ask you to be careful of a further increase in priorities that require extra police capacity.  We also urge you to quickly come up with structure measures to increase police strength.  We and our police are drowning.”

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Second Time Drugs Found on Dutch Marine Ship

A few days ago an inspection of the marine ship, Johan de Witt, in the harbor of Den Helder, found eleven kilo of drugs, most probably cocaine.  Last month on the same ship, a 23-year old Dutch mariner was also arrested with 11 kilo of drugs.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Privacy Problems at many Dating Sites

The consumer organization Consumentenbond has investigated ten dating sites. They came to the conclusion that 8 of them transgress the privacy law. Only one of the ten has a complete privacy declaration. All the others are very vague about the issue.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Dutch Jewish Family terrorized for Twenty Years

A Jewish family living in the village Hippolytushoef has been subjected for twenty years with, almost daily, terror. The Schmidt family has five children. Some have been called “dirty Jews” and have also been told that all Jews should be gassed. The police is inactive and does not investigate the incidents.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Indications that Dutch Banks Whitewashed Major Drug Money

The police suspect a Bosnian Dutch drug cartel of whitewashing drug money on a major scale via Dutch banks.  Experts on whitewashing claim that the banks and a notary in the town of Breda should have investigated these transactions.  The lawyer of the suspects said that all transactions were legal.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

At least 70 killed by Dutch Bombing Attack in Iraq in 2015

The Pentagon in the United States has confirmed that seventy civilians have been killed in 2015 by a Dutch bombing in Iraq of an ISIS bomb factory. Witnesses say that far more were killed and 23 children have been killed. There are also hundreds of wounded.   

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Health Authorities: Plans to prevent Climate Increase possibly dangerous

The Dutch local Health Authorities (GGD) have written to the minister of climate, Eric Wiebes, that there are many risks in the building of energy windmills, biomass centers and plans for sustainability increase of houses. This was a reaction of the regional authorities on the Dutch national climate plan which lists the sustainability plans of the government until 2030.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Dutchman Part of International Cartel dominating Cocaine Market

According to the police the Dutch criminal Ridouan Taghi is part of a huge cartel which, together with members of the Italian, Irish and Bosnian mafia, dominates a large part of the European Cocaine market. Taghi is being searched by the Dutch authorities because of several underworld murders. The Dutch prosecution thinks that he lives in Dubai where also other members of the cartel are probably living.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Three Policemen wounded in Turkish-Kurdish Fight in Rotterdam

Protests of Turkish and Kurdish demonstrators in Rotterdam could not be controlled by the police and led to fights. The conflict resulted from the Turkish invasion in the Kurdish area of northern Syria. Twenty three suspects were arrested. A number of knives and other similar weapons were found. Three policemen were wounded.

Thursday, October 10, 2019


Solving Racism and Discrimination in Police Force will take more than 5 years

Unrest about racism and discrimination in the national police continues.  These problems cannot be solved within 5 years, says Liesbeth Huyzer - a member of the Dutch Police leadership.  Apparently in one police office in The Hague, there is a group of policemen who pretend to be exterminators of Moroccans.

Monday, October 7, 2019

After Damning Report Major of The Hague resigns

Pauline Krikke, major of The Hague, has resigned after a highly critical report about her failure to act when fires, alighted on the occasion of New Year’s Eve, led to huge problems.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Leading Italian Mafia Expert: London and Amsterdam most corrupt cities

Roberto Saviano is a leading Italian mafia expert and highly successful author.  He says London and Amsterdam are the two most corrupt cities he has ever seen.  He explains that it is not corruption at street level, nor are the politicians or the policemen corrupt like in Naples or Largos.  Rather it is the Dutch financial system which whitewashes the criminal money that is the most corrupt.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Environment Organization: Many flights At Amsterdam Airport Are Illegal

Johan Vollenbroek, chairman of the Environmental Organization Mobilization for the Environment (MOB) says that Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport, operates already many years without environmental permits. After the report of the organization Mr. Vollenbroek says that lawyers say that the number of flights has to decrease greatly. The airport claims that it does not need a permit. Vollenbroek has complained to Dutch ministries and will complain at the European Commission in Brussels.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

On Vacation Until October 2nd

Amsterdam Entrepreneur asks Green Left voters to refrain from visiting his stores

Amsterdam store owner, Gideon Italiaander has asked on his personal facebook page that people who voted for the Green Left party refrain from visiting his stores. In Amsterdam, 24% of the population vote for this left wing party and the Mayor Femke Halsema is a former leader of the party.  Italiaander says that the Green Left municipality mainly hinders those who exercise an honest profession while the municipality does not deal with criminals.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Eight Minutes of Extreme Antisemitic Hatred on Dutch Public Radio

On a radio show on Dutch Public Radio (NPO) which invites call-ins, a recent subject was ‘Children have too many obligations.’  One of the callers said that children were ‘injected with all kinds of poison.’  This came from ‘avaricious Jewish scum.’ He added, “These people have to be exterminated worldwide because we are in a downward spiral.”  The presenter, Morad El Ouakili, did not disconnect the caller but said that he did not totally understand the caller .  He also let the same caller speak another time in which the caller said that all Jews should be exterminated.  El Ouakili said that on the app of the program there were a lot of reactions from people who agreed with the caller a thousand percent.  The antisemitic remarks went on for 8 minutes.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Dutch government annuls cancellation of passports of 5 Jihadists

Five jihadists whose Dutch nationality had been revoked previously were given their passports back.  The council of state had earlier already decided that jihadists who left for Syria before the groups they joined were named forbidden organizations in the Netherlands should not have their passports revoked.  All five also have Moroccan nationality.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Dutch Police Policy enables drug criminality

In a detailed analysis of drug criminality in the Netherlands, the daily Trouw said that it has been the Dutch police policy to concentrate its efforts on crimes that the public complain about.  This means that the heads of drug criminality are not persecuted.  Thus, the Netherlands became the leading drug country in Europe. The Minister of Justice Grapperhaus said that "we have allowed drug criminality to thrive."

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Murder of Lawyer Attacks Essence of State of Law

Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema (Green Left) reacted to the murder of lawyer Derk Wiersum.  She said that it was an unprecedented attack on the legal profession which assails the essence of the state of law.  She added that for police and the prosecution, finding the perpetrator is of the highest priority. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Lawyer of Witness in Important Process Killed

Early this morning the lawyer, Derk Wiersum, was killed in Amsterdam.  He was the lawyer of Nabil B., the main witness against a group of people including Ridouan Tagih, the leading criminal wanted by the Netherlands.  In 2018 Nabil’s brother, Reduan, was murdered.  Various parliamentarians want clarification from the Minister of Justice, Ferdinand Grapperhaus, about the threats against the lawyer and security for him.  This was the first murder of a lawyer in the Netherlands since 2004.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Many Judges hide additional Activities

Dutch Judges are allowed to have additional activities outside the court. Yet, they are legally obliged to publish those in a special register. Dutch researcher Paul Ruijs has identified a number of judges who do not do so. Furthermore, the heads of courts, decided in 2013 that courses by judges to train lawyers to improve their pleading before courts, are undesirable. Nevertheless Ruijs found a number of judges who were offering these services among which a those who do not not registering them in the special register.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

European Central Bank Policies Endanger Dutch Pensions

Various Dutch parliamentarians including from the majority parties, consider that the policy of the European Central Bank to reduce the interest rate and continue to buy outstanding loans from countries will create increasing problems for Dutch pension funds and thus for people who hold pensions.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

State Pays Costs of Kings’ Palaces Twice

The NRC daily has found that for many years the state has been paying twice for the costs of maintenance of palace furniture. The government had bought this inventory between 1982-2009 from the House of Orange. The government committed to maintain the furniture at its cost. Nevertheless, the annual grant by the government to the royal family was never reduced so the state has been paying twice for this maintenance.  Parliament was never informed about these transactions.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Fifty radical Islamic Muslim Schools incite

Research by the media Nieuwsuur and the daily NRC about 50 radical Islamic Muslim schools in the Netherlands. They found that children participating in the courses after school time and in the weekend are for instance told that non-Muslims should be put to death. The Liberal Party and the Christian Union, both government parties, want the Inspectorate for Education to investigate whether in these schools children are taught to negate Dutch society.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Wilders takes Prosecutors to Court

Geert Wilders, leader of the right wing PVV party is currently appearing before an appeals court for having said he wants less Moroccans.  On the basis of new information, he claims that the prosecutor and the advocate generals in his case have lied to the court when they said that there has not been any consultation between the prosecution and the ministry of justice in this case. New information disclosed in the past days indicates that there have been material consultations between senior officials of the ministry and the prosecution. It seems that in their emails correspondence, the officials recommend tough action against Wilders.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Justice Ministry may have Influenced Prosecution against Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders

New documents raise doubts as to whether the Ministry of Justice interfered in an illegal way in a process against Dutch right-wing parliamentarian Geert Wilders. There are strong indications that the prosecution has not informed the judges completely nor has the Minister of Justice fully informed the parliament about this issue.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Risk of Earthquakes in many places

A number of communities where small natural gas fields are exploited, have written to Minister Eric Wiebes (Economic Affairs and Climate). They warn about earthquakes.  Alderman Klaas Valkering of Bergen says that as the gas fields in his community are pumped at an accelerated rate and earthquakes can occur which are even worse than the current ones in the province of Groningen where the major gas fields are located.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Police Officers Confidence in Politicians Reaches New Low

Four police officers were injured during arrests in Rotterdam. Jan Struis of the Police Union NPB said that police officers’ confidence in politicians to act against the violence have reached a new low after twenty years of empty promises. Rob den Besten, chairman of the police Central Works Council, agrees. “As long as community service for assaulting police officers police officers have no faith in judges either.” The national police chief, Erik Akerboom, said that he is also fed up with violence against his people.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Government appoints ‘Designated Survivor’ Minister to go into hiding

The Dutch government has appointed a minister who will not be present on the occasion of the opening of Parliament by the Dutch King on September 17.  The reason for this is due out of fear of a possible terrorist attack. This ‘Designated Survivor’ Minister will be in a secret hiding place.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Minister of Justice: Netherlands threatens to become Narco State

Minister Ferd Grapperhaus of Security and Justice has reacted to the damning document “The Backside of Amsterdam” about drugcriminality in the capital. He says that the conclusions aren’t a complete surprise and adds “however horrible it is welcome that is it now put on paper”. Grapperhaus said that if new investments are not made in the police, the Netherlands threatens to become a narco-state.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Report Municipality: Amsterdam Has Almost Lost Battle against Organized Crime

A confidential report ordered by the Amsterdam municipality found that the city has almost lost the battle against organized crime.  The authorities have little knowledge about the economics of the drug world.  The police have abandoned the fight against drugs and justice has neglected to deal with the organized criminality.  It is likely to take ten to fifteen years to push organized criminality back.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019


Monday, August 19, 2019


It has become known that the Central Office of Drivers Licences (CBR) has major organizational problems. Medical files have been switched between individuals. There are also huge problems with digitalization. The government parties have now demanded that the minister of transport Cora van Nieuwenhuizen will report every month on developments at the CBR. The minister said that she was shocked by the chaos.

Sunday, August 18, 2019


After the roof of the soccer stadium in Alkmaar caved in an investigation was undertaken by the Investigation Council for Safety (OVV).  An additional two broken places in the roof were found as well as two suspected positions. The OVV says that the possibility exists that other parts of the roof will collapse. It is not yet known how long it will take to repair the stadium. In the meantime the stadium has been closed entirely.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

EU Regulation may lead to Plague of Rats in the Netherlands

In line with EU policy, the Dutch government has prohibited the last effective chemical products against rats and mice. Bastiaan Meerburg, the director of the Center for Knowledge and Advice about Animal Plagues (KAD) says that this will lead to a huge calamity.  He added: “unfortunately one will only realize this when rats and mice run over the streets.”

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Roof of stadium collapses as construction criticism ignored

Part of the roof of the stadium of the top league soccer club AZ in Alkmaar has collapsed.  An Elderman of Alkmaar at the time disclosed that there were major criticisms about the safety of the construction of the stadium when it was built.  The report which mentioned this was ignored.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Urgent debate requested after series of shootings in Amsterdam

The entire municipal council of Amsterdam has requested an urgent debate with Mayor Femke Halsema (Green Left) about five shootings in the space of four days in Amsterdam.  One person was killed and several were wounded. In addition, an explosive was taken apart.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Police Unions Claim Officers Have to Come Back from Holiday

The two police unions, NPB and ACP, claim that in summer the shortage of personnel is particularly bad.  Thus, policemen have to serve overtime and give up their free days between shift duty.  Sometimes they even have to interrupt their vacations.  The national police leadership and the police units in various areas do not agree to asking police officers to return from holidays.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Lack of youth care workers dramatic

Judges in family courts are very concerned about the waiting lists for protection services for youth.  The shortage of youth care workers has been a growing problem for months.  Some families are not helped for months.  One judge said that certain children are dealing with domestic violence, alcohol and drug abuse by parents and violent divorces, yet no youth care workers are available.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

All Dutch municipalities get a monitoring point for aggressive dogs

There are about 1,5 million dogs in the Netherlands.  Data on dog bites are obsolete. In 2008 it was found that approximately 150 000 people were bitten by dogs annually.  One in five victims are children under the age of five.  In one of three incidents, a physician needed to be consulted.  Two hundred thirty people per year were hospitalized due to dog bites. Every community will now have a monitoring point for aggressive dogs and misbehavior of dog owners.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs Exposes Dutch and Belgian Antisemitism

Dutch Chief Rabbi Jacobs mentions examples of Belgian and Dutch antisemitism.  He specifically mentions the Dutch vote for the condemnation of Israel by the United Nations which falsely claims that Palestinian women are being discriminated against.  He recalled the saving of the Israeli hostages in Entebbe Uganda in 1976 that had been condemned by the Netherlands.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Murdered Albanian had Militia in Dutch Village

The recently murdered Albanian, Festim Lato, who lived in the Dutch village, Afferden, had his own militia in the town.  During a recent event for the independence day of Albania, the militia held a military parade in his garden.  The municipality, the Dutch prosecution and the police knew about  this but took no action.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Amsterdam Airbnb refuses to reduce number of rental days

Airbnb refuses to reduce the number of days that homes can be rented in Amsterdam from 60 to 30 days a year.  That is the current vacation limit for Amsterdam.  Airbnb has now been suspended from the Amsterdam’s economic boards, Network Council and is in jeopardy of being terminated from the board altogether.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Opioid problems rising in the Netherlands…

The Netherlands is facing increasing problems with opioid addictions.  The number of people booked into rehab clinics for painkiller addiction tripled between 2012 and 2018.  Professor Albert Dahan said that thousands of Dutch are addicted to severe pain killers.  The number of people in the Netherlands who use heavy medication increased from 650 000 in 2010 to 1 million in 2017 according to the Foundation for Pharmaceutical Indicators.

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Heat Wave in Netherlands Disables Double Decker Trains

The Dutch National Railway company (NS) warned travelers that it had to run reduced services on some routes during the heat wave.  Technical problems were affecting 28% of its double decker trains.  Two hundred and fifty engineers were working around the clock in an effort to get the trains back up and running.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Chaos at Amsterdam airport

A fuel supply fault grounded many of Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on July 24th.  Thousands of passengers have been stranded at the airport due to the cancellation of flights.

Monday, July 22, 2019

More and More Dutchmen Victims of Rabies

The alarm center Eurocross increasingly receives announcements from Dutch travelers who are afraid that they have been infected with rabies after they had been scratched by a dog, cat or monkey.  In 2016, there were 163 inquiries.  In 2017, 264.  In 2018, 342.  Most cases came from Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.