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Belgium

Owner of ‘Nazi house’ sentenced to one year in prison

The owner of a house covered in Nazi memorabilia in the Belgian town of Keerbergen in Belgium was sentenced to one year in prison.

EU court to hear case against Belgian shechita ban

The European Court of Justice will hear a case against Belgium’s ban on kosher slaughter of animals this week.

CCOJB appalled after calls for war against the Jews on the streets of Brussels

The Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB) expressed shock after slogans calling for "war against the Jews" were chanted during a demonstration against the “annexation of occupied territory” in Brussels.

Two-year jail sentence for antisemitic death threats against Brussels legislator

A Belgian court sentenced a person to two years in prison and an 800 Euro fine for posting antisemitic death threats against a Brussels regional legislator.

Belgian Holocaust series claims Jews massacred and displaced Palestinians

A Belgian state broadcaster claimed in a Holocaust documentary that Jews repeatedly “massacred” and “systematically” displaced Palestinians.

Jewish Museum of Belgium receives Prize for Democracy and Human Rights

The Jewish Museum of Belgium has been awarded the 2020 Prize for Democracy and Human Rights by the Parliament of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

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