The Public Prosecution Service in Dordrecht has demanded a one-year prison sentence against two men in two separate cases because they allegedly took off their condoms during sex. As far as is known, these are the first cases in which suspects are tried for this so-called ‘stealthing’. The concept of secretly removing a condom is not included in the Dutch Penal Code, but is already punishable in some countries – such as Germany, Switzerland and New Zealand.
Water from the tap is a matter of course for most Dutch people, but not for everyone. Every year hundreds of households are cut off from water because they do not pay the bill. Families with children are also cut off by the drinking water companies. This must come to an end immediately, say the Ombudsman for Children and the UN Special Rapporteur.
Several hosts of the American conservative news channel Fox News actively supported Donald Trump’s lies about “stolen presidential elections,” says Fox boss Rupert Murdoch. Murdoch made the statements in a lawsuit in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election. Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden and insisted there was electoral fraud.