The European Court of Human rights in Strasbourg has condemned a Belgian rules which disallowed a woman to take part in a court case because she was wearing a Muslim headscarf.
Belgian lawyers who are defending clients accused of terrorist offences are being refused entry to the United States, according to lawyer Dimitri De Béco.
Belgium’s Human Rights League (LDH) has called for a quick, independent evaluation of the police in the Brussels commune of Saint-Gilles after the RTBF reported on suspected police violence there, based on a report by the Children’s Rights Office, DGDE.
Brussels police shot a man, wounding him in the chest and arm, after he attacked one of their colleagues at about 9.15 a.m. on Monday in the Maximilien Park, slightly wounding him, VRT reported.

Criminals released from detention centers

Monday, 17 September 2018 16:27
If it's proven that people with a criminal record were released last week from undocumented people's detention centers in order to make room for migrants in transit, the incident will remain isolated, affirmed Monday Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration Theo Francken on Radio 1.

Brussels police zoom in on Alhambra

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 19:59
Following complaints by area residents, complete with video footage, of repeated incidents of drug trafficking and other crimes, Alhambra district in the centre of Brussels has become a priority zone for police, Brussels Mayor Philippe Close said on Monday evening.
Police officers who go on patrols with tasers also need to be equipped with defibrillators, various media on Tuesday reported police union spokesman Ruddy Callewaert as saying.
Criminals have a greater tendency to become involved in terrorism in Belgium and France than elsewhere in Europe, according to a study on gangster terrorism in Europe on which Het Laatste Nieuws reported on Tuesday.
A young woman from Uccle is suspected of inciting an attack at the Grand-Place during the return of the Red Devils from the Russia World Cup on 15 July 2018, La Dernière Heure reported. She was indicted in early August.

Voyeurism offences increasing in Belgium

Monday, 10 September 2018 17:42
Every year, police records more acts of voyeurism. In 2016, 366 offenses were recorded, and even 857 in 2017, while in 2014 and 2015, the figures were respectively 108 and 112.