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  • 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 -
  • Video: Belgian Counterterrorism Measures Raise Concerns
    Belgium has enacted a raft of problematic counterterrorism laws and its police have carried out heavy-handed operations in the past year. Those responsible for horrific attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015, and in Brussels on March 22, 2016, the dea…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam gets 20-year sentence in Belgium
    Abdeslam found guilty of terrorism-related attempted murder over Brussels shootoutSalah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, has been sentenced in Belgium to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of the attempted murd…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 5:01am -
  • Ideas to fix farming, and how to have an eco-friendly death
    This week’s edition of our solutions journalism project, the Upside, looks at agricultural accomplishments and meets a chicken named Sweet PeaThe headlines about the state of farming around the world tell a troubling story. Unsustainable agricultur…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:08am -
  • 'Taste the difference': Farm-to-fork movement takes off in urban Flanders
    The densely populated area of Belgium is seeing a mini-boom in model of farming where growers sell direct to consumers Continue reading...
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 12:00am -
  • Belgian firms prosecuted over Syria chemical exports
    Summons says firms sent 168 tonnes of isopropanol, which can be used to make sarin, to SyriaThree Belgian companies are being prosecuted for exporting chemicals to Syria, one of which could be used in the production of sarin gas.The firms say they ac…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 7:53am -
  • Belgian doctor gets the all clear for note letting woman cancel gym membership
    Fitness centre owners left hot and bothered after ruling by Order of PhysiciansOwners of fitness centres in Belgium are in uproar after a doctor who wrote a medical note to free a woman from her expensive gym membership was cleared of malpractice on…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 5:35am -
  • Belgium comes to terms with 'human zoos' of its colonial past
    Sixty years ago, Belgium set up a live display of people from Congo for the 1958 world fair. Now the country is rethinking that legacySixty years ago on Tuesday, Belgium staged the opening of the 1958 world fair, a glittering 200-day celebration of p…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 12:00am -
  • Belgian army criticised for plan to let homesick cadets sleep at home
    ‘You do not go to war zone with men who miss their mama,’ says veterans’ association chairThe Belgian army has been criticised over plans to allow homesick recruits to sleep at home rather in barracks during their initial training, as it deals…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 5:56am -
  • World’s largest brewer develops greener way to put bubbles in beer
    Gas bubbles will be generated without boiling, which AB InBev says will cut its CO2 emissionsThe world’s largest brewer is rolling out what it claims is a greener way to put bubbles in beer at a crucial early stage in its production, and reduce its…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 7:30am -
  • Wayward Belgian prince’s endowment cut despite plea to MPs
    Prince Laurent’s emotional three-page appeal for clemency rejected by parliament after series of embarrassing incidentsAn emotional letter to parliament from the Belgian king’s wayward brother, in which he claimed he was the most exploited man in…
    - 26 days ago, 30 Mar 18, 6:17am -
  • The Paris attack suspect is in jail. But still he is inspiring others | Iman Amrani
    Salah Abdeslam is becoming a figurehead for would-be terorrists across Europe, as the latest French atrocity showsLast Friday, 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim killed four people and injured 16 others after taking hostages in a supermarket in south-west F…
    - 28 days ago, 28 Mar 18, 1:00am -
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