Search of Premises at Activist Magazine Ravage: State Wins After All

ravage1In 1996, criminal investigators raided the activist magazine Ravage in Amsterdam, prompted by a claim letter Ravage had received about a bomb attack. At the end of 2009, Ravage reported that after more than twelve years of litigation the battle about the lawfulness of the search had been decided in favor of the State. In May 1996, criminal investigators raided the office of the then activist magazine Ravage in Amsterdam, prompted by a claim letter Ravage had received that referred to a bomb attack on …read more

State Secretary Forced to Rectify Remark in Dutch TV Show

de-staatssecretaris2Introduction
State Secretary of Finance De Jager has been ordered to rectify a remark he made in a broadcast of the TV show De Wereld Draait Door on 5 November 2009 on the front page of four national newspapers. This follows from a recently published judgment of 20 November 2009 of the Court of The Hague in preliminary relief proceedings.

Tax evaders
At the end of October, beginning of November 2009 it was made public¬†that the Dutch tax authorities had concluded an agreement with …read more