Curious, is this the general feeling in the Netherlands? I've not seen anyone else else from there chime in. Quoting: Anonymous Coward 41924162
Yeah, Ole 'America might have some issues, but one thing I can tell you about us, we won't back down.
Here is an article from my country, it is translated poorly cause I am lazy.
community service after death burglar
The father and son who were involved in October 2011 at the death of a 24-year-old burglar in the Brabant Steenbergen, have been both a community service. That the court in Breda Thursday determined.
Photo: Remco de Ruijter Photography
The victim was then bathed in the blood found in a property to the Kruitweg. He was on the run from the father and son after they had caught while some tried to steal cannabis plants at their homes. Him in the act The man then jumped through a window in panic from the outside. He died a short time later of his injuries.
The 34-year-old son has a community service of 80 hours and received a suspended sentence of one month. The 64-year-old father got to forty hours of community service imposed writes Omroep Brabant. The court also explained both an unconditional prison sentence, but because they were already at that time nearly three months in custody, they do not have the cell again.
[link to www.telegraaf.nl
You don't just get to murder people here, we put value on human life.