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Belgium pushes to expel controversial Palestinian activist and hate preacher

Mohammed Khatib is the coordinator in Europe for Samidoun, a controversial organisation close to Palestinian Islamist groups.

Belgian Jewish Community demands Prime Minister De Croo to fight against antisemitism and safeguard Belgian Jews

In their appeal to the Belgian Prime Minister, the Presidents of CCOJB and FJO emphasized the critical importance of addressing the concerns of the Belgian Jewish community amid the rise of antisemitism in the country.

Presentation of pro-Palestinian list headed by antisemitic activist in the Brussels Region Elections sparks outrage

Belgian-Lebanese activist Dyab Abou Jahjah has a well-documented history of making antisemitic and racist remarks.

Holocaust survivors home in Fléron vandalised with antisemitic tags

The CCOJB stated that "a strong and unambiguous response is necessary, beyond mere condemnations."

Door of Jewish student at the College of Europe in Bruges tagged with swastikas and antisemitic slogans

Rector Federica Mogherini wrote an email to all students announcing an investigation. “Promoting hate is not and will never be tolerated within our walls,” Mogherini said.

Former Belgian MP sentenced for Holocaust denial and racist comments

Dries Van Langenhove, the founder of the far-right movement Schild & Vrienden, has been sentenced to a one-year effective prison term for violations of the racism and negationism law.

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