Category Archives: MIVD

Dutch Pass ‘Tapping’ Law, Expand the Powers of Intelligence Agencies

“Traditionally, Senate concerns itself with the quality of legislation, compliance with the constitution and international agreements, and the question whether citizens’ rights are upheld. The dragnet surveillance bill fails on all counts.” Bits of Freedom On Wednesday (July 12 2017), … Continue reading

Posted in AIVD, MIVD, Netherlands | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dutch Secret Services Wiretapped Lawyers and Journalists

“There are also indications both agencies may have placed journalists under surveillance, thereby compromising their sources.” CTIVD — Oversight Committee for the Intelligence and Security Services The Dutch Oversight Committee for the Intelligence and Security Services has concluded that both … Continue reading

Posted in AIVD, Dutch intelligence services, MIVD, Netherlands | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Introduction to Dutch Intelligence Agencies

“The situation in the Netherlands is different in at least two major aspects from many other countries. First, there is no institutional separation between domestic security and foreign intelligence as the two secret services combine both tasks. Second, the current … Continue reading

Posted in AIVD, Dutch intelligence services, MIVD, Netherlands | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment