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  • The Killer Robots Ban Is Coming. What Will Belgium Do?
    Parliament is scheduled to vote today [May 30] on a motion to support a ban on fully autonomous weapons, often called or “killer robots.” Parliament should not hesitate to vote yes to reject these weapons systems that, once activated, would selec…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Friends of Syria: Action Needed at Brussels Conference

    Friends of Syria: Action Needed at Brussels Conference

    Expand People walk with their belongings as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, Syria March 15, 2018. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Yemen International Inquiry Offers Glimmer of Hope

    Yemen International Inquiry Offers Glimmer of Hope

    Expand Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck three apartment buildings in Sanaa on August 25, 2017, killing at least 16 civilians, including seven children, and wounding another 17, i…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Restricting Women’s Clothing – and Freedom – in Belgium

    Restricting Women’s Clothing – and Freedom – in Belgium

    Expand Salma, a 22-year-old French national living in Belgium who chooses to wear the niqab after converting to Islam, gives an interview to Reuters television outside the Belgian P…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Civil Society Letter to Heads of State and Government on EU Response to the Refugee Crisis
    Dear Heads of State and Government,We are civil society organisations, which are supported, collectively, by hundreds of thousands of people across Europe, working with those less fortunate to alleviate poverty, provide essential aid and defend peop…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Governments Step Up for Reproductive Rights

    Governments Step Up for Reproductive Rights

    (Brussels) – Governments should pledge political and financial support for sexual and reproductive health to counter the United States’ “Global Gag Rule,” Human Rights Watch said today. The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, and Sweden are hostin…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Belgium Can Protect Kids During War by Protecting Schools

    Belgium Can Protect Kids During War by Protecting Schools

    Tomorrow, February 10, Belgium will host an international conference at the Egmont Palace on protecting children during times of war. Queen Mathilde will be there. Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders will be there. Various European Union, NATO, and…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Europe’s Court Repudiates Blanket Data Retention—Again
    This week, the European Union’s top court once again found that blanket data retention mandates are hostile to privacy and democratic freedoms, and incompatible with EU law. Such mandates require service providers to store data on all of the provid…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Grounds for Concern

    Grounds for Concern

    SummaryOn November 13, 2015 coordinated attacks in Paris at sites including a concert hall and sports stadium killed 130 people and injured hundreds. The extremist armed group Islamic State, also known as ISIS, claimed responsibility. Four months l…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Belgium: Response to Attacks Raises Rights Concerns

    Belgium: Response to Attacks Raises Rights Concerns

    (Brussels) – Belgium has enacted a raft of problematic counterterrorism laws and its police have carried out heavy-handed operations in the past year, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Those responsible for horrific attacks in Par…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Belgian court refuses Spanish request to extradite rapper
    Valtònyc faces jail in Spain on ‘gag law’ charges including insulting the monarchyA Belgian court has rejected a request from Spain to extradite a rapper sentenced to prison for charges including insulting the monarchy, a spokesman for the publi…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 12:25pm -
  • Europe's farmers on red alert as deadly African swine fever spreads to Belgium
    Calls for a mass cull of wild boars to protect pork industry after disease is found in two animals in GaumeAn outbreak of African swine fever terrorising pig farmers in Europe has dramatically escalated with the confirmation that the deadly infectiou…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 10:52am -
  • One of world's oldest beer varieties 'at risk from climate change'
    Rising temperatures threaten survival of Belgium’s sour lambic beer, study warnsClimate change is putting one of the world’s oldest beer varieties at risk, environmental scientists and one of Belgium’s leading artisan brewers have said.A study…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 6:27am -
  • 'It's not funny any more': Belgium's only black TV presenter speaks out on racism – video
    Cécile Djunga, Belgium's only black TV presenter, has posted a tearful video on social media in which she described the racist abuse she received during her first year working for the public broadcaster RTBF. In the video, which has been viewed more…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 7:38am -
  • Cécile Djunga: ‘It hurts – so we must talk about racism in Belgium’
    Emotional viral video about being the country’s only black TV presenter leads to national debateIt took just five minutes to film on her iPhone. But 2.1 million Facebook views later and Cécile Djunga’s emotional account of her first year as Belg…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 2:00am -
  • Belgian minister calls for religious TV ban after reading on female submission
    Catholic lay reader read verses calling on women to submit to their husbands in Songs of Praise-style programmeThe future of Songs of Praise-style religious programmes on Belgian television has been thrown into doubt after a Catholic lay reader gave…
    - 16 days ago, 4 Sep 18, 7:49am -
  • Cocaine smuggling is corrupting Antwerp politics, says mayor
    Bart De Wever blames Dutch drug bosses for tenfold rise in drug finds at Belgian portThe scale of cocaine smuggling at the port of Antwerp – through which half of Europe’s supply of the drug reportedly passes – is so vast that corruption of loc…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Sep 18, 7:04am -
  • Top Belgian football TV presenter charged with armed robbery
    Stephane Pauwels arrested in major police probeSuspected of armed robbery with firearm as part of gangOne of Belgium’s top football TV presenters has been charged with armed robbery during a raid in an affluent Brussels satellite town, prosecutors…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Aug 18, 8:47pm -
  • Jo Cox: Brussels square to be named in Labour MP's honour
    Name of politician killed on eve of EU referendum to be given to square near concert hallA square behind a popular concert hall in Brussels is to be named in honour of Jo Cox, the Labour MP murdered in her constituency by a far-right terrorist, as pa…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 18, 6:03am -
  • Bruegel museum in Brussels blocked by Belgian bureaucracy
    Celebrations to mark 450th anniversary of death of 16th-century painter put on holdWho knows how the Flemish Old Master Pieter Bruegel the Elder, renowned for his ability to capture the rhythms of 16th-century peasant life, would have depicted it: a…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Aug 18, 12:00am -
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