Grand-Place of Brussels will black out Thursday night in solidarity with the victims of Aleppo
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    Grand-Place of Brussels will black out Thursday night in solidarity with the victims of Aleppo

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    Lights out at main square
    © Belga

    The lights of Grand-Place of Brussels will be extinguished Thursday night from 7:00 to 7:30 in a show of solidarity with the people of Aleppo, Syria.
    There will be no lights on, nor will there be music. No speeches are planned.

    It is an initiative of a group of citizens and associations showing solidarity with the civil victims of Aleppo, supported by the City of Brussels. Somewhere between 50,000 and 100,000 civilians are caught in a vice between the rebels and the pro-regime forces in Aleppo, the second-largest city in Syria, a town destroyed by bombardments. 

    Jessica Johansson (Source: Belga)