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New effort to identify unknown war dead at Loenen National War Cemetery

In an attempt to find out the identity of anonymous Dutch war victims, the authorities will exhume the remains of 103 individuals ...

News item | 05-06-2018 | 10:25

‘Fingerprints don’t lie’

Can a fingerprint provide stronger evidence in court? ‘Absolutely,’ says Marcel de Puit. ‘Important innovations are happening in ...

News item | 03-05-2018 | 14:14

Judgment in Ennetcom data case: Hansken withstands judicial review

With a court ruling that the 3.6 million encrypted messages from Ennetcom servers in Canada were lawfully obtained and searched ...

News item | 20-04-2018 | 00:00

Ed van Zalen appointed acting Vice-Chairman of OPCW Technical Working Group on forensics

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has asked Dr Ed van Zalen to take on the role of acting ...

News item | 20-03-2018 | 00:00

NFI’s Zeno Geradts unanimously voted President-elect of the AAFS

During the last conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) – from February 19 to 24, 2018 in Seattle - ...

News item | 12-03-2018 | 15:09

Netherlands’ largest ever familial DNA investigation

On Saturday 24 February a large-scale DNA investigation will be launched in an attempt to determine what happened to 11-year-old ...

News item | 29-01-2018 | 12:59

DNA match in Milica van Doorn cold case

On Saturday 9 December North Holland Police arrested a 47 year-old man from Zaandam in connection with the rape and violent death ...

News item | 11-12-2017 | 08:57

Peter van den Elzen appointed acting General Manager of NFI

Peter van den Elzen (b. 1952) has taken up his duties as acting General Manager of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI). ...

News item | 06-07-2017 | 15:21

The NFI delivers software to calculate evidential value

Together with European forensic institutes and universities, the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has developed software that ...

News item | 08-05-2017 | 16:47

Breakthrough in cold cases involving prostitute murders

For the third time in the more than 30 cases where the DNA database was searched using the familial searching technique, a ...

News item | 24-04-2017 | 10:29