The results of the Belgian elections underline the political instability
which has grown over recent years and which is expressed in a growing
number of undecided voters and voters changing the party they vote for.
The period of stability with one big bourgeois party, the Flemish
Christian democratic CVP, being able to...
At the beginning of July 1,100 asylum seekers from Afghanistan were
ordered to leave the country. The government wants to send them back,
because, they claim, “the war is finished”. Meanwhile, the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs dissuades people from visiting Afghanistan because the
situation there remains...
On 17 April more than 2,500 workers from the threatened Cockerill steel
works went to Luxemburg to protest against the planned closure of a part
of their factory near Liège. Members of the Linkse Socialistiche Partij
/ Mouvement pour une Alternative Socialiste (CWI affiliated party in
Belgium) joined the protest.