Belgium

31.01.2019

Youth climate strike grows: images from Germany and Belgium

Youth climate strike grows: images from Germany and Belgium

Within the last ten days alone around 75,000 school children and students have filled the streets in European cities. Instead of going to school or university they went on strike saying they won’t stop until governments take real action against climate change. School strikes have been taking place since… »

09.06.2018

Belgian banking group to divest from nuclear weapons

Belgian banking group to divest from nuclear weapons

In a raft of new measures in the fields of environmental policy, human rights and arms-related activities, the Belgian banking group KBC announced on Friday the 8th of June that it “will also regard nuclear weapons as controversial weapons. Companies involved in the production or development of… »

25.10.2016

Belgian Socialist Region Threatens to Block Major EU-Canada Trade Deal

Belgian Socialist Region Threatens to Block Major EU-Canada Trade Deal

A major trade deal between the European Union and Canada appears to be on the brink of collapse, after Belgium announced it would not sign the treaty amid massive local opposition in three regions of Belgium. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, known as CETA, was expected to be signed this… »

24.03.2016

Brussels terrorists planned nuclear plants attack…

Brussels terrorists planned nuclear plants attack…

…changed target after accomplice’s arrest – report Brussels suicide bombers Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui were planning attacks on Belgian nuclear power stations, Dernier Heure newspaper has reported. The newspaper exclusively reported that the arrest of Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam accelerated the plans of the terrorists. The brothers planted… »

22.03.2016

Attacks in Brussels: no way out through violence.

Attacks in Brussels: no way out through violence.

We strongly condemn the attacks carried out today in Brussels, as we condemn all wars, wherever they may be. It is with immense sadness and great determination that we express our solidarity to the victims and their loved ones. With our aspiration for a Universal Human Nation, we send our… »

22.03.2016

NATO wars, refugees and terrorism cannot be seen in isolation from one another: Europe must give a coherent response

NATO wars, refugees and terrorism cannot be seen in isolation from one another: Europe must give a coherent response

Once more we witness acts of terrorism in Europe. These events in western cities killing European citizens are horrific in the eyes of the western media. They should be condemned and all peace-loving human beings condemn them. We in Pressenza condemn them utterly. But it is no longer good enough… »

19.02.2016

Belgium: Stop the next Chernobyl

Belgium: Stop the next Chernobyl

Belgium: Stop the next Chernobyl — days to act!  To the Implementation Committee of the UN ESPOO Convention, the Belgian Government, and to all concerned Governments in the European Union: As concerned citizens, we call on you to take all necessary steps to immediately carry out a trans-boundary environmental impact… »

19.12.2014

Belgian Humanist Party – we are not the ones to go fishing!

Belgian Humanist Party – we are not the ones to go fishing!

An announcement of the Humanist Party, Belgium, tells of its priorities and the tasks that lie ahead in these troubled times and as stated, activists must know how to prioritize and not get caught up in secondary issues. The text marks a new attempt from the members to position the… »

30.11.2014

Fire leads to closure of Belgian nuclear reactor

Fire leads to closure of Belgian nuclear reactor

A nuclear reactor in Belgium has reportedly been shut down following a fire outbreak at the plant. The Tihange 3 power station was shut down automatically on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. local time (0930 GMT) after one of its transformers caught fire, the Belga News Agency reported. It is not… »

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