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Agreement increases cooperation in fire investigations

Minister van der Steur of Security and Justice on 12 October 2015 was presented with the "Cooperation in Fire Investigations in ...

News item | 12-10-2015 | 13:19

Amendment to Passport Act allowing automatic cancellation of jihadist travellers’ passports and identity cards

The Council of Ministers for the Kingdom has approved a bill to amend the Passport Act, proposed by Minister of the Interior and ...

News item | 04-09-2015 | 15:30

Administrative measures for the protection of national security

The Cabinet is taking a number of administrative measures to further protect national security from potential attacks and to ...

News item | 17-03-2015 | 13:18

Increased likelihood of losing Dutch citizenship

Minister Opstelten (Security and Justice) wants to be able to revoke Dutch citizenship in more cases, after prior criminal ...

News item | 28-01-2015 | 10:49

Press statement issued following the meeting with Muslim organisations on 9 January 2015

On the afternoon of Friday 9 January, Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher and Ivo Opstelten, Minister of Security and Justice, ...

News item | 09-01-2015 | 09:05

Violent jihadist loses Dutch nationality

The Minister of Security and Justice will soon be able to withdraw Dutch nationality from jihadists fighting alongside a ...

News item | 18-12-2014 | 14:06

The threat against the Netherlands is still substantial; precarious developments continue. Action programme intensifies a comprehensive approach to deal with jihadism

Enforcement of the action programme is in full swing. A total of 52 passport measures have been taken to date. Also, 33 ...

News item | 12-11-2014 | 11:07

Minister Opstelten discusses approach to jihadism with German colleagues

Minister of Security and Justice Ivo Opstelten today held talks in Berlin about the approach to jihadism with Minister of Justice ...

News item | 24-10-2014 | 10:37

Minister Opstelten and State Secretary pursue security policy with vigour

In 2015 Minister Opstelten and State Secretary Teeven will continue their work on implementing the measures that were taken in ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 15:15

Cabinet strengthens integrated approach to jihadism and radicalisation

There is no place in the Netherlands for hate speech or for extremism. The jihadist movement goes against everything that our ...

News item | 29-08-2014 | 09:16