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Grapperhaus: lessons to be learned from evaluation of Utrecht tram attack

On 18 March 2019, the Netherlands was rocked by an attack in a tram in Utrecht. Four people were killed, while multiple ...

News item | 26-05-2021 | 08:56

Grapperhaus: Terrorist acts in France require alertness across Europe

The Ministers of Justice of the Vendôme Group have held an online meeting in response to the shocking terrorist attacks in Paris ...

News item | 30-10-2020 | 19:00

NCTV Threat Assessment: Attack in the Netherlands imaginable, with loners primary threat

There are currently individuals in the Netherlands who are radicalising or are already highly radicalised, and who may pose a ...

News item | 15-10-2020 | 08:42

NCTV Terrorist Threat Assessment: attack in the Netherlands remains possibility

Some elements in the Dutch jihadist movement remain intent on carrying out a terrorist attack. In some cases, this has led to ...

News item | 07-05-2020 | 09:12

Utrecht attack and arrests confirm threat

There continues to be a realistic risk of a terrorist attack in the Netherlands, i.e. threat level 4 on a scale of 5. The attack ...

News item | 24-06-2019 | 08:27

NCTV: Disruption of society is a danger

There is a permanent digital threat to national security. Nearly all vital processes and systems in the Netherlands are partly or ...

News item | 12-06-2019 | 08:11

Government takes measures against persistent state threats

There is an ongoing threat to our national security posed by other countries. By influencing domestic decision-making, sabotaging ...

News item | 18-04-2019 | 15:30

Minister Grapperhaus: 'Passenger data are important in the fight against terrorism and serious crime'

Airlines will soon have to supply their passenger data to a new national passenger information unit (Pi-NL). The main aim is to ...

News item | 31-01-2019 | 08:00

Visit to terrorist-controlled zones to be a punishable offence

Unauthorised stays in territories that are in the hands of terrorist organisations may become a criminal offence, punishable with ...

News item | 24-01-2019 | 16:34

National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism: although threat is changing, level will remain at 4

The jihadist threat in the Netherlands is changing. Due to the collapse of the 'caliphate', ISIS has been weakened. Furthermore, ...

News item | 26-03-2018 | 10:25