Doorbraak.be published an article on the clashes in Anderlecht, interviewing Sam van Rooy and Bernard Daelemans who both made sweeping and unsupported anti-Muslim claims. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for April.
A piece on the Doorbraak.be website makes hateful anti-Muslim claims based on completely irrelevant context. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for February.
Speaking at the annual event of IJzerwake, an organisation uniting radical Flemish nationalists, chairman Wim de Wit delivered a violent anti-Muslim, homophobic, racist, sexist, and antiziganist speech. EUJS, Get The Trolls Out! partner in Belgium, sent a complaint letter to Wim de Wit to express their concern about his words and to highlight the inconsistency between his anti-democratic statements and the Flemish democratic values.
Doorbraak.be has shown through repeated incidents that it holds a strong anti-Muslim editorial stance. In a recent article, they quoted a very hateful anti-Muslim speech without providing any context or alternative views. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for August.
The European Union of Jewish Students wrote a complaint to Doorbraak, an opinion website, for the publication of an article explicitly blaming Islam for being a violent religion that poses security threats to Belgian society.