Posts Tagged ‘belgian’

Belgian Soccer Player Refuses To Apologize For Chanting He’d ‘Rather Die Than Be A Jew’

Jews in Belgium are shocked and aghast after failing to publicly shame an unrepentant star soccer player into apologizing for joining fans in singing that he’d “rather die than be a Jew” — a tradition among many rival teams in Europe: Noa Lang wrote an unapologetic message on Instagram on Saturday following the discovery of […]

Belgian Veteran Goes Rambo, Goes Underground to Fight Lockdown Tyrant Regime

Home » Europe, Wars / Conflicts » Belgian Veteran Goes Rambo, Goes Underground to Fight Lockdown Tyrant Regime     Hundreds of troops from Belgium, and beyond, have now thoroughly searched a vast area in the country where a fugitive soldier armed with highly dangerous weapons is believed to be hiding. However, no trace of […]

Belgian terraces and Greek beaches invite visitors as lockdown measures ease

Bars and restaurants in Belgium have reopened their outdoor terraces after months of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, people no longer need to observe a curfew or stay indoors at night. For many in the Belgian capital, Brussels, it was a reason to be happy. One woman told reporters: “I plan to […]

Farmer Moves Marker On French-Belgian Border, Causes International Incident

It’s an international incident that is bordering on bizarre: A Belgian farmer inadvertently has increased the size of his country after moving a marker on the country’s border with France about 7.5 feet. The unidentified farmer only intended to create more room for his tractor, but, as a result, Belgium is now a teensy bit […]

Belgian police deploy cavalry & water cannon to disperse anti-lockdown party at Brussels park (VIDEO)

Mounted officers and water cannon were deployed against an anti-lockdown party in the middle of a park in Brussels, Belgium on Friday. A larger gathering was broken up at the same spot the day before. Officers, both on foot and on horseback, pushed people out of the Bois de la Cambre park in the country’s […]

Franco-Belgian cellist Camille Thomas fills empty Louvre galleries with classical music

At over 500 years old, the Mona Lisa will have seen many things in her life on display – but rarely this: almost four months with no visitors. With the Louvre closed due to COVID-19 restrictions since late October, what could be the world’s most famous painting stares out from her panel across bulletproof glass […]

Belgian police officer sentenced for fatally shooting two-year-old migrant girl

A Belgian policeman has been sentenced for the involuntary fatal shooting of a two-year-old Kurdish girl during a high-speed chase. Mawda Shawri was travelling in a van being driven by suspected migrant smugglers on a motorway in Wallonia, south of Brussels, in May 2018. She was hit in the head by a police bullet and […]

Tehran summons Belgian envoy after Iranian diplomat jailed for 20 years on foiled bomb plot charges

Iran has summoned Belgium’s ambassador in Tehran to protest a Belgian court’s sentencing of Iranian diplomat Assadolah Assadi for orchestrating a bomb attack in Paris, Iranian state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday. Tehran repeated its claim that the 20-year maximum sentence handed down to Assadi by an Antwerp court last week is a violation […]

Jewish Boy Attacked by Assailant in Belgian City of Antwerp Days After Mayor’s Warning of ‘Wave of Antisemitism:’ Report

A Orthodox Jewish man is seen in the city of Antwerp, Belgium. Photo: Reuters/Belga Photo Dirk Waem Police in the Belgian city of Antwerp reportedly arrested a man on Wednesday night for physically assaulting a 13-year-old Haredi Jewish boy outside his home. The assailant approached the boy on the corner of the Belgiëlei and Haringrodestraat […]

Orphaned in Holocaust, Belgian survivors reunite over 70 years later

After a temporal chasm of over seven decades, a group of Holocaust survivors who grew up in Belgian orphanages had an emotional reunion recently on Zoom. “That was amazing,” said Roni Wolf about the international event. “Seventy-five years later we can share our stories.”Wolf’s testimony from that time and subsequent years in England, South Africa and […]

Belgian Resident Dies 5 Days After Receiving Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Home » Europe, Health » Belgian Resident Dies 5 Days After Receiving Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine     A resident of Belgium has died five days after receiving Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine against COVID-19, the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP) said in a statement, adding that an investigation has been launched. “On 14 January 2021 […]

Belgian Jews Outraged as Flemish Parliament Honors Nazi Collaborators

The parliament building in the Belgian region of Flanders. Photo: Wikicommons Jewish community leaders in Belgium have expressed outrage at the publication of an official brochure that “glorifies” two collaborators with the Nazi occupation during World War II. A statement on Thursday from the Belgian Coordinating Committee of Jewish Organizations (CCOJB) protested that “in the […]

Jewish Agency urges European leaders not to follow Belgian kosher ban

Isaac Herzog, the Chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel, has launched a campaign to protest the ban on kosher slaughter in Belgium by sending an urgent message to European leaders, urging them not to follow the same policy.Legislation prohibiting kosher slaughter in most of Belgium was recently upheld by the European Court of Justice, […]

WATCH: Belgian Jewish students take action after antisemitic message in train

On December 9, in Belgium, four men who took control of a train’s public address system to threaten a bombing of the vehicle between the cities of Antwerp and Mechelen, unless the “cancer Jews to get off the train”. “Attention, attention,” the men said in Flemish, “the cancer Jews need to leave the train now […]

European Court of Justice approves Belgian kosher slaughter ban

The European Union Court of Justice upheld a ban on kosher and hallal slaughter in Belgium, in a ruling released on Thursday.The court dismissed arguments by Jewish and Muslim groups that Belgium is infringing on their religious rights by requiring them to stun animals in the process of slaughtering them for meat, something contrary to […]

EU court okays Belgian bans on ritual slaughter, dealing major blow to Jewish, Muslim advocates

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Belgian MP files bill to ensure continued protection for Jewish sites

Belgian Jewish lawmaker Michael Freilich has filed a bill in parliament in Brussels that he hopes will help ensure that synagogues and Jewish institutions receive priority protection after soldiers are no longer deployed to protect urban sites for fear of terror attacks.The Belgian army has protected such locations since 2015 but the soldiers are to […]

Belgian court reverses ban on houses of worship following Jewish petition

A petition by several Orthodox Jews from Antwerp has prompted Belgium’s highest court to end the government’s ban on gatherings at houses of worship to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Belgium, a nation of 11 million, has the world’s highest death rate per million inhabitants of the coronavirus, with more than 17,500 dead. The […]

Belgian MP proposes Hezbollah ban

Belgium must act to ban Hezbollah in its entirety, lawmaker Michael Freilich said, submitting a bill to that effect this week.Brussels, like many other countries in Europe, follows the European Union policy of banning Hezbollah’s military arm and not its political branch, though the Shia terrorist group does not divide itself in that way.Citing fundraising […]

Belgian pigeon sells for €1.6m at high-stakes bird auction

New Kim is worth her weight in gold and then some – actually much, much more. A wealthy Chinese pigeon racing fan put down a record price of 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) for the Belgian-bred bird on Sunday. During a frantic last half hour at the end of a two-week auction at the Pipa […]

Coronavirus: Belgian FM Sophie Wilmès in intensive care after testing positive for COVID-19

Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmès has been admitted to intensive care after testing positive for COVID-19, national media cited her spokesperson as saying. “Her condition is stable, she is conscious and is well taken care of,” Wilmès’ spokesperson told Belgian daily La Libre. “She needs medical supervision and was hospitalised on the advice of her […]

Thousands of Belgian medical doctors and health professionals sign open letter pleading with authorities and media to listen to actual science on Covid-19

Justice4Poland.com American Institute for Economic ResearchSun, 20 Sep 2020 19:03 UTC © Pixabay/fernandozhiminaicela The following letter has made an impact on public health authorities not only in Belgium but around the world. The text could pertain to any case in which states locked down their citizens rather than allow people freedom and permit medical professionals […]

Healthy Belgian Woman With Depression, Autism Deemed Eligible for Euthanasia: ‘I Cannot Find Peace of Mind’

ANTWERP, Belgium — Three doctors in Belgium have determined that a woman who is otherwise healthy but suffers from depression and autism is eligible under the country’s euthanasia laws to end her life. The woman had submitted a request to die years ago but says that she is “doing everything [she] can to live” while keeping the […]

Moment Belgian gunman dies in a hail of police bullets caught on camera (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The man is thought to have attacked the two officers from behind with a knife before taking one of their guns and shooting them both dead. A third victim was shot in the passenger seat of a parked car, and another two people were injured in the incident. The man then ran into nearby Waha […]

False flag: Canada lays out German tricolor for Belgian royals at WWI event

The offending flag was paired with the Canadian emblem and tied to a tree on the grounds of Rideau Hall in Ottawa, the residence of the governor general of Canada. Belgium’s King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were at the historic house to meet Governor General Julie Payette, who is Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in Canada. […]

69 of 300 tested Belgian schools have asbestos problems, thousands at risk

nsnbc : Research undertaken by the Flemish Refuse Metals Company (OVAM) in Belgium has revealed that 69 out of 300 tested schools had an […]

Belgian public money for “bogus university” with links to Salafists

nsnbc : The Flemish Community Council of the Brussels-Capital Region (VCG) in Belgium subsidizes the ‘Université Européenne de Bruxelles’. The institution is run by the Turkish Islamist […]

Belgian court finds Facebook guilty of breaching privacy laws

nsnbc : A court in the Belgian capital Brussels, on Friday, found the social media company Facebook guilty of breaching Belgian privacy laws. Belgium’s Privacy […]

Belgian university to end partnership with Israeli torturers

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 7 December 2017 Students and professors from KU Leuven call on the Belgian university to end its role in LAW-TRAIN, an EU-funded project involving Israeli torturers, in a September 2017 protest. (via Facebook) Belgium’s KU Leuven university is to end its role in a European Union-funded “research” project carried […]

Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont turns himself in to Belgian police – public broadcaster

Four former Catalan ministers who arrived with Puigdemont in Brussels also turned themselves in to police, VRT reports. Puigdemont appeared in Brussels alongside other members of his cabinet on Monday. That same day, the Spanish Prosecutor’s Office announced that it had filed a lawsuit against him, other members of his cabinet, and some regional MPs […]

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