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News Belgium » Religion: Second lawsuit lodged against Belgium’s ban on non-stunned meat

News channel or source: http://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/second-lawsuit-lodged-against-belgiums-ban-on-non-stunned-meat/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Lawyers have lodged a second lawsuit against an incoming ban on non-stunned meat in an area of Belgium, saying the country’s Jews were having their religious freedoms “trampled on”. The latest legal action, citing human rights, was submitted by the ...

News Belgium » Religion: Truck carrying '34,000 litres of chemicals' is stolen in Belgium

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5301461/Truck-34-000-litres-chemicals-stolen-Belgium.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Belgian media said these included nuclear power stations and religious sites such as synagogues. They would also be deployed at major gatherings, for example sporting events, Cauderlier said. The threat has been at level three - 'probable and likely' - or ...

News Belgium » Religion: Belgian 'deacon of death' admits 20 killings: media

News channel or source: https://www.expatica.com/be/news/country-news/Belgium-crime-religion-murder-health_1660931.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

A Belgian former nurse and Roman Catholic deacon confessed on the first day of his trial to killing up to 20 people in what he said was a bid to end their "suffering", local reports said Tuesday. The admission by Ivo Poppe, 61, who has been dubbed the ...

News Belgium » Religion: Belgium terror alert lowered to pre-attack level

News channel or source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/belgium-terror-alert-lowered-pre-attack-level-175637263.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Belgian media said these included nuclear power stations and religious sites such as synagogues. They would also be deployed at major gatherings, for example sporting events, Cauderlier said. The threat has been at level three -- "probable and likely ...

News Belgium » Religion: In Belgium, Afghan teen dreams of empowering girls at home

News channel or source: http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2018/1/5a58905d4/belgium-afghan-teen-dreams-empowering-girls-home.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

BRUSSELS, Belgium – “Back home people would tell me to change ... When asked what made her happy, Madina’s answer was simple. “Freedom of religion, freedom of thought, freedom of expression,” she says. “When I see that girls are catching ...

News Belgium » Religion: Belgium: Jewish community files lawsuit over kosher slaughter ban

News channel or source: https://worldisraelnews.com/belgium-jewish-community-files-lawsuit-kosher-slaughter-ban/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

In addition to the CCOJB and the Lawfare Project’s previous lawsuit against the Walloon legislation, the Coordinating Council of Islamic Institutions in Belgium also filed a lawsuit alleging that this is an attack on religious freedom. Brooke Goldstein ...

News Belgium » Religion: Knesset Speaker: 'Memory of the Holocaust in question'

News channel or source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/241073
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

We owe it to ourselves and to our children, to begin building a better future for every citizen of Belgium—regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background.," he concluded.

News Belgium » Religion: Defying Vatican, Belgian Religious Brothers to Continue to Offer Euthanasia

News channel or source: http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/defying-vatican-belgian-religious-brothers-to-continue-to-offer-euthanasia
Publication date: Wednesday 13 September 2017

In a Sept. 12 statement, the board defied the Vatican request. CNA/EWTN News BRUSSELS — The board of the Belgian Brothers of Charity announced Tuesday it will continue offering euthanasia to patients in their psychiatric centers, despite being ordered by ...

News Belgium » Religion: New Slaughtering Rules Pit Dutch Religious Freedoms Against Animal Rights

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/31/world/europe/netherlands-kosher-halal-animal-rights.html
Publication date: hursday 04 January 2018

It has come to illustrate a broader debate across Europe that has pitted advocates of religious freedom and minority rights against a growing movement for animal rights. Many other European countries — including Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Germany ...

News Belgium » Religion: Belgium: A free speech and religion debate

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/01/belgium-free-speech-religion-debate-201511863454846840.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 January 2015

Brussels, Belgium - While it didn't turn out as deadly as in France, the people of Belgium are also having to reflect on difficult questions about freedom of speech and religion after an alleged plot to kill police officers was foiled. Police on Friday ...