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Following the mass arrest of 200 Belgium right-wingers including members of the Belgium parliament and European Parliament. Read related news items below. Recently several members of the CofCC board of directors met with Vlaams Belang leaders in Washington DC.

From LifeSite.com

A September 11 demonstration against the “Islamization of Europe”, where protesters planned a moment of silence to commemorate the 9/11 tragedy in the United States, was banned by the Socialist mayor of Brussels Freddy Thielemans claiming he feared “chaos and security threats”.  Despite the ban, over 200 Belgians went ahead with a peaceful demonstration and joining them were the several prominent pro-life politicians.

What then transpired is something reminiscent of Tiananmen Square.  Brussels Journal reporter Paul Belien who was at the scene describes the police brutality not only with words but with photos and video.

“Riot police units from Liege in Wallonia, the French-speaking part of Belgium, maltreated the demonstrators, many of them from Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, in an excessively violent way,” reports Belien.

VB supports natural marriage and family life through tax reform and opposes same-sex marriage and adoption by homosexual partners. VB also opposes abortion except in cases of rape or for medical threats to a mother’s life and supports relaxation of the country’s strict adoption laws.  VB also proposes Flemish independence and in that respect is similar to Canada’s Bloc Quebecois a large national party which proposes secession of Quebec.

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