A group of privacy organisations has initiated a lawsuit against the Dutch state because of the "risk profiling of unsuspected Dutch citizens". The suit targets the System Risk Indication (SyRI) of the government,...
Dutch rights group NJCM, a Liberties member, is satisfied that the government agreement 'Confidence in the Future' takes human rights into consideration, but it still has several concerns.
The Netherlands must abandon its passive attitude and adopt concrete measures to implement commitments it has accepted under the Universal Periodic Review process.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs discriminates against travellers by including a 'zero' option in its "Working on caravan locations" guide for municipalities, the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights says.
Dutch Interior Minister Ronald Plasterk presented at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday, May 10. He responded to all questions and recommendations from other UN member states about human rights in the Netherlands.
The NJCM is against a burqa ban and has advised the Dutch Senate, which is currently processing the bill, to vote against it. The bill promotes the stigmatization and discrimination of certain societal groups in...
The Netherlands often presents itself as a protector of human rights, but it has not performed well in recent years. Ethnic profiling is a structural problem and citizens' right to privacy is under pressure.
A district court in the Netherlands has decided that peace and human rights organizations may not challenge arms deliveries, a decision the groups say contradicts the true intention of Dutch lawmakers.
A foreign jurist who works with the International Criminal Court on possible war crimes between Israel and Palestine has received death threats while working in the Netherlands.
Dutch NGOs have appealed against the Dutch government's decision to grant an arms export license for the Egyptian Navy without a proper human rights and international law investigation.