- TV and radio personality Filemon Wesselink Tuesday brings more than 23,000 signatures to the House as a boost for former coffee shop owner Johan van Laarhoven, who is trapped in Thailand. D66 MP Vera Bergkamp takes the signatures received.
The action was initiated by the group Justice for Johan, this will increase the pressure to meet Van Laarhoven to the Netherlands. According to Wesselink is the conviction of Van Laarhoven to 103 years in prison a horrible outgrowth of the ' hypocritical Dutch tolerance policy '. Van Laarhoven was punishment for laundering money he earned in the Netherlands legally.
Bergkamp frequently asked questions in Parliament about the situation of Van Laarhoven. She called to meet the Minister of Security and Justice in tension the former coffee shop owner to the Netherlands.