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Belgium

Belgium’s Constitutional Court fails to protect religious minorities

The president of Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB), Yohan Benizri, has criticised a ruling by Belgium's Constitutional Court, which upheld two decrees adopted in the regions of Flanders and Wallonia banning religious slaughter.

Belgian town square to remove references to Latvian Nazi collaborators

A Belgian town is removing from a local square most of its references to a group of Latvian SS soldiers, following allegations that the square honoured them.

Belgian Jews call on Belgium not to participate in Durban IV

Belgian Jews are calling on Belgium to boycott the anti-Israel and antisemitic Durban IV conference.

Belgium to remove military protecting Jews even amidst rising antisemitism

Belgian Jews are concerned after the announcement by the Belgian government to remove military security from Jewish institutions across the country.

Belgium investigates funding to Palestinian NGOs with links to terrorist group

Belgium’s investigation comes as a result of reports sent to the Belgian government by the Israeli government and reports by NGO Monitor which highlighted the close links between several Palestinian NGOs and the PFLP.

Belgium to return Nazi-looted painting to German Jewish family

Belgium will return a painting to the family of a German Jewish couple from whom it was stolen after they fled Germany during World War II, the government research department said.

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