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Antisemitic chants at Brussels anti-Israel demonstration

Several dozen demonstrators were recorded chanting the antisemitic slogan “Khaybar Khaybar Ya...

Belgian Green leader accused of inciting antisemitism

Rajae Maouane, a Belgian MP who serves as co-President of the French-speaking Ecolo  party has been accused of inciting antisemitism after sharing a problematic picture on Instagram.

Brussels forest to be renamed after Anne Frank

Located between Chaussée d’Haecht and rue Arthur Maes, the wood commonly known as “Arthur Maes Park” is about to take the name of Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager who wrote a newspaper during the Second World War. This wood of just over one hectare located in the town of Haren is a little-known site, with particular biodiversity.

Belgian Jews condemn Parliament refusal to include antisemitism in new anti-racism commission

The Coordination Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB) has spoken out against the refusal by the Brussels Parliament to include antisemitism in the title of the Belgian region's new Anti-racism Commission.

Flemish town erects monument honouring Latvian SS

A monument has been erected in a Flemish town in memory of Nazi fighters belonging to the Latvian Legion.

Belgian Prime Minister’s home vandalised with swastikas

Multiple swastikas were found spray-painted onto the home of Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo.

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