Netherlands evaluates terror risk during elections

In advance of June 9 national elections Erik Akkerboom, the governments counter terrorism adviser, has reported that the risk of a terrorist attack in the country remains limited though there is a small potential for election based violence. News agencies have reported on Akerboom’s comments from a variety of perspectives. Dutch News summarizes Akkerboom’s comments…

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    Dutch Hofstadt group faces retrial for terror charges

    The Netherlands’ high court ruled Tuesday that a case against seven alleged terrorists will be heard for a second time. The court ruled that a 2008 not guilty verdict for the seven men accused of being members of a terrorist organization was incorrectly based on overly strict definitions of the “existence and nature of a…

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