The mayor of the Belgian city whose annual parade featured puppets of Jews and a rat atop money bags defended the display, telling local media that “In Aalst it should be allowed.”
The Belgian city of Antwerp has finally authorised the placing of stepping stones in memory of Jewish victims killed in the Holocaust.
Belgian Jewish organisations have expressed anger at a carnival float in the city of Aalst, which portrayed Jews with crooked noses and bags of money.
Two French journalists testified in a Brussels court that Mehdi Nemmouche, who is on trial for the Jewish museum attack, had imprisoned and tortured them in Syria.
A defense lawyer in the trial on the Jewish Museum attack in Brussels alleged that "the murders were not an attack by the Islamic State but a targeted execution by Mossad agents”.
On the opening of a murder trial over the shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium, the leader of Belgian Jewry accused the defendant’s lawyers of spreading conspiracy theories.