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Antwerp University suspends staff for “unacceptable statements” about Moroccans and Jews

The University of Antwerp (UA) has suspended two employees who made "unacceptable...

Brussels parliament votes against banning religious slaughter

The Brussels regional parliament rejected a proposal to ban the slaughter of animals without stunning.

Brussels Parliament rejects ban on religious slaughter

The Environment Committee of the Brussels Regional Parliament rejected a proposal to ban religious slaughter in the Belgian capital.

Andrée Geulen, Belgian Resistance fighter and Righteous Among the Nations, dies at 100

Andrée Geulen-Herscovici, Belgian Resistance fighter and Righteous Among the Nations, made an honorary citizen of the municipality of Ixelles/Elsene, Brussels, dies at the age of 100.

New exhibition pays tribute to the 733 Liège Jews who died in the Shoah

Until the 17th of June 2022, les Fonds patrimoniaux, in Liège, presents the  "Presumed dead in Auschwitz" exhibition that pays tribute to the 733 Jewish citizens of the city who perished in the Shoah.

Petition to maintain religious slaughter in Brussels gathers over 100,000 signatures

The Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region will soon be debating and voting on a ban on religious slaughter.

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