The Brussels-based 7sur7 reports that Toblerone chocolate has received its halal certification, but the story is framed to make it look like a secret conspiracy to please Muslim buyers. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for December.

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Friday, 30 November 2018 16:37

November - Media Monitoring Highlights

From preposterous proposals to adopt “French” first names to made-up Christmas bans, these November highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.

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In an article about the roundtables attended by French president Macron in Molenbeek, one person is singled out as “a young veiled woman” while most of the other people are described by profession. This is Belgium's media monitoring highlight for November.

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An anti-Muslim biased photo on the Belgian news outlet La Libre has been replaced after the European Forum of Muslim Women (EFOMW) sent a complaint to the newspaper.

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Belgian Het Laatse Niews website (HLN) has corrected a deceitful article, after the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS) sent them a complaint letter.

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Le Vif, the leading weekly magazine of francophone Belgium, republished an article titled ‘Macron in Molenbeek’ on its website. This article focuses on the roundtable attended by the Macrons, the queen and king of Belgium with various residents of the area. While most participants are identified by their profession, the article describes one as "a young veiled woman."  

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Wednesday, 31 October 2018 22:51

OCTOBER - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From Facebook groups mocking the Holocaust to false claims between Muslim immigrants and antisemitic attacks, these October highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.

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A Belgian researcher has accused Israel of kidnapping and murdering Palestinian children for their organs, tapping into the centuries-old blood libel against Jews. This is Belgium's media monitoring highlight for October.

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By publishing photos of nationalist Vlaams Belang members doing the Nazi salute (without exposing the violence and the dangers), media are normalising neo Nazism. This is Belgium's media monitoring highlight for October.

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On 19th September 2018, Belgium’s leading progressive francophone daily Le Soir published a video-guide to the upcoming elections. Among other information, their video claimed that around 130,000 foreign citizens have been fraudulently registered as voters.

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