On 17 May 2018, a court hearing took place at the district court of The Hague in the civil procedure brought by Mr. Sabah Jaloud against the State of the Netherlands. The case concerns the death of his son Azhar Jaloud on 21 April 2004 during a schooting incident in Iraq involving Dutch soldiers. Previously, the European Court of Human Rights unanimously held that the Dutch State had violated its obligations under Article 2 ECHR within the context of the investigation into Azhar Jaloud's death.
See also (in Dutch)
- K. van Laarhoven, NRC Handelsblad, 'Alsof de luitenant niet veroordeeld mocht worden', 18 May 2018