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Belgium

“Jews have ugly noses”, Belgian journalist writes in column attacking Israel

A Belgian journalist 'joked' about Jews’ noses and accused Israelis of stealing Palestinian land in the column of the Flemish newspaper De Morgen.

Belgian sports court says antisemitic chants by football supporters were offensive

The Belgian sports arbitration court said that antisemitic chants by supporters of Club Bruges were offensive, in a case brought by the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB) and the Forum of Jewish Organisations (FJO).

Recently-elected far-right Belgian MP charged with racism and Holocaust denial

A judge in the Belgian city of Gent has opened charges against a newly-elected MP from the far-right Vlaams Belang party for racism amd Holocaust revisionism.

Man armed with knives tried to enter Antwerp synagogue

A man armed with three knives who pretended to be Jewish attempted to enter an Antwerp synagogue before being apprehended.

Belgium drops case against cafe owner who welcomed dogs but not Jews

Prosecutors in Belgium dropped criminal complaints against a café owner who put up a sign banning Jews.

Activist of far-left party posts antisemitic image of Belgian PM

An activist of the Belgian far-left party PTB-PVDA published an image of Belgian PM with antisemitic connotations.

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