Ambush advertising Amsterdam Against Journalist Peter R. De Vries, Lange was shot in the head and hospitalized in the Lieutchetwerstrad district in the center. Severe conditions. Journalist, 64 years old, He took part in a TV show in which he is often a guest. Police were arrested Three people, Including the object of ambush.
In 2019 De Vries announced on Twitter that he had been reported by police and justice officials “Block List” A The fugitive culprit. Historian from 1995 to 2012 a TV show Most popular on Netherlands He is believed to be one of the most important journalists, with regard to crimes involving high cases Crime News Of the Netherlands.
It is known Detective work This was carried out following the smuggling of beer magnet Freddie Heineken In 1983. In 2008 he won An Emmy For another TV show about the disappearance of American teenager Natalie Holloway during a vacation in 2005.
At this time, De Vries The hospital is located in Amsterdam. “He is fighting for his life,” the mayor said Femke Halsema. There were numerous reports of solidarity from top European officials. “This is a crime against the press and an attack on our values of democracy,” said the EU Council President Charles Michael. Further Ursula van der Leyen De Vries expresses his closeness to himself and his family: “Journalists are a value to our democracies and communities”.