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The Volkskrant loses summary proceedings about the photo on the front page

The Volkskrant loses summary proceedings about the photo on the front page

The Volkskrant must be a compensation of 1500 euros to pay to Mohammed Rashid, that a case had been brought because he, unasked, on the front page of the newspaper.

The Volkskrant has according to the judge, the privacy of Rashid violated.

On the front page of Tuesday 16th of August was the man while he was in his car and was on his way to the airport and was checked by the military police. The article was about the strict control of the airport in connection with terrorist threat.

Rashid wrote in a reader’s letter about the picture that he had the idea that the newspaper deliberately a muslim on the front page, because the article was about islamterrorrisme. The article showed the head Is Schiphol still safe?

He demanded a rectifiactie and a compensation of 15,000 euro. The court will rectify unnecessarily.

Manipulation

Philippe Remarque (photo), editor-in-chief of de Volkskrant, said in a comment to know that the newspaper with the pictures the reality tried and that only drivers with a “muslim-like appearance” were held.

“Had the photographer just as long to search until it finds a control jam could lay of, say, a blonde woman, because our reality is not running? That would be manipulation.” Remarque gave the head with the article otherwise could have done.

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