Hundreds take to the streets in Belgium demanding justice for Ibrahima Barrie

23-year-old Ibrahima Barrie, a Black man, died following a heart attack he suffered while in police custody in Brussels. According to reports, more than five people were injured in the protests and close to 120 people were arrested

January 14, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

 

Hundreds of protesters hit the streets of Brussels, Belgium on January 13 demanding justice for Ibrahima Barrie who died following a heart attack he suffered while in police custody. According to his family’s lawyer, the police had left him unconscious for more than five minutes on the ground in the station.

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