231 antisemitic incidents recorded in Flanders since October 7th, 2023

There have been 231 reports of antisemitic incidents solely in Flanders since October 7, 2023, counting five cases of physical aggressions.

By instance, in Antwerp, a Jewish boy was pushed off his bicycle and a Jewish couple was physically attacked at the Ypres station.

In addition, there are also 100 reports of verbal aggression. 

“There has also been an increase in provocative behavior, such as shouting political slogans at children. That’s intimidating. And of course there is a huge amount of antisemitism online, from people finding threats in their mailbox to hateful comments on social media” according to a source.


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