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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

National and international fight against jihadism intensified

 The departure and return of jihadis constitutes a lasting threat to the law, order, and security of the Netherlands. The ...

News item | 30-06-2014 | 10:53

National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV): level of threat continues to be substantial

The level of threat in the Netherlands continues to be ‘substantial’. This means that there is a real chance of an attack against ...

News item | 01-07-2013 | 14:48

Terrorism threat level raised

The extent of jihad tourism from the Netherlands to Syria and other areas has increased quickly. There is a risk of jihad ...

News item | 13-03-2013 | 12:58

Appointment National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security

Mr drs. H.W.M. (Dick) Schoof is to become National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security at the Ministry of Security and ...

News item | 15-02-2013 | 10:44

Threat level remains limited; attraction to jihad increases

The situation in the major jihadist warzones remains an alarming one: there are more of these zones than ever before and, also in ...

News item | 19-12-2012 | 09:32

Nationwide launch of emergency alert system NL-Alert

Today, Mr Opstelten (the Minister of Security and Justice) launched a new supplemental alert system for emergency situations, ...

News item | 08-11-2012 | 14:13

Outbound journeys to areas of conflict have been identified again

Several outbound journeys to jihadist areas of conflict have been identified again in recent months. For several years now, Dutch ...

News item | 08-10-2012 | 14:14