Lange crime reporter Leidsedwarsstraat was shot on Tuesday evening and is still fighting for his life.
Since Wednesday morning, people are still placing flowers, letters, candles and cards in front of the 64-year-old journalist.
Many residents of Lange Leidsedwarsstraat in the center of Amsterdam were not even able to leave their homes due to the sea of flowers due to the many interest in the street piece.
On Friday, 4,000 white roses were deposited at the National Monument in Dam Square in support of Peter R. de Vries. According to the statement, it is an initiative of a group of citizens concerned and concerned with the “naive structural position of the government towards serious crimes.”
At 1 p.m., a large banner was unveiled in front of a statue of a roaring lion. On the blackboard a picture of Peter R. de Vries and above it in large black letters: an attack on freedom of the press? “No, it’s an attack on his role as a covert advisor in Operation Marengo!” , as stated on the board.
„Mark and Fred, Peter is fighting for his life, the name of real pain! These are the results of the publication of the main witness in the Marengo trial. Honor where credit is due. Peter, wait. “
Son Royce de Vries wrote on Twitter on behalf of the family on Wednesday that his “worst nightmare” had come true. “We as a family surround Peter with love and hope during this difficult time. Much remains uncertain, but what is certain is that all the statements of support from across the country are now providing a lot of support.”
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