Belgium

Belgium Eases Mask Rules, Cuts Quarantine Despite Rising Cases

BRUSSELS—Belgium is ending a requirement to wear masks outdoors and reducing the time people have to self-isolate, in a slight easing of coronavirus restrictions announced on Wednesday despite rising numbers of COVID-19 infections. Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes told a news conference that, from Oct. 1,…

EU Advocate-General Claims Flanders Halal Ban Illegal, Should Be Overturned

European Court of Justice (ECJ) Advocate General Gerard Hogan has stated that a ban on ritual Halal slaughter in the Belgian region of Flanders violates European Union law and should be overturned. 0…

Brussels Firefighters to Get Optional Police Escorts After Series of Attacks

Firefighters in areas of the Belgian capital of Brussels can request police escorts after a series of serious attacks involving rocks and Molotov cocktails. 0…

Belgian Firefighters Lured Into No-Go Zone and Attacked

A group of firefighters was attacked in the multicultural no-go Brussels area of Molenbeek this week after allegedly being lured to the area for a deliberate ambush. 0…

Report: 90% of Belgian Medics Support Infanticide of Babies with Disabilities

An extensive new survey revealed that nine out of ten medics in Belgium believe it is morally “acceptable” to take the life of a newborn baby born with a serious but non-lethal disability. 0…

Multicultural Brussels Has 3-4 Times More Tuberculosis Than Rest of Belgium

According to figures from Brussels ministers Alain Maron and Elke Van den Brandt, the Belgian capital has three to four times more new cases of tuberculosis than the rest of the country, with asylum seekers especially affected. 0…