Belgium
Anti-imperialists protest the 2021 Brussels summit of NATO

Anti-imperialist protesters allege that the NATO summit in Brussels served to step up its policy of confrontation which threatens to trigger a new Cold War with Russia and China

Belgian Workers’ Party condemns government’s apathy over waiving vaccine patents

The various members of Belgium’s coalition government have refused to back a proposal for a patent waiver on COVID-19 vaccines. Belgium and other European governments are under increasing pressure to accept the demand

Belgian workers hit the streets demanding wage hike

After contract negotiations in key sectors failed, major trade unions in Belgium organized a national strike demanding a wage hike for workers. They also sought the right to early retirement, and a pay rise for workers

Belgian working class fights for fairer contracts and increase in wages

In the attempt to negotiate a new interprofessional agreement (IPA), major trade unions in Belgium organized a national day of action on February 25 demanding a significant increase in wages and an hourly minimum wage of 14 euros (16.91 USD)

Vaccination in Belgium Belgian Workers Party slams Pfizer’s profit motive in COVID-19 vaccine sale

Pfizer Inc. is accused of aiming for more profits by not ensuring the delivery of the promised quantity of COVID-19 vaccines after it was found that medics could draw six doses of vaccine per bottle instead of the expected five doses

Justice For Ibrahim-Belgium Belgian left and progressive movements demand justice for Black man who died after arrest

Ibrahima Barrie was taken in by the police on Saturday night in Brussels North for allegedly violating the COVID-19 curfew. He reportedly lost consciousness at the police station and was subsequently shifted to a hospital where he died

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

Workers Party of Belgium opposes kilometer tax for Brussels region

The tax proposed by the Brussels government will be calculated according to the number of kilometers traveled and the power of the engine. The PTB says workers will bear the brunt of the tax

Belgian working class protests persecution of trade unionists

On International Human Rights Day, workers across Belgium appealed to revoke the sentences against 17 trade unionists for participating in a roadblock as part of a general strike in 2015

Social Solidarity-Belgium Belgian Workers Party holds country-wide solidarity initiative 

The solidarity initiative of the Workers Party of Belgium (PTB/PVDA) is intended to support caregivers and other sections of the working class, the youth, elderly, and the poor during the winter months amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 Crisis - Belgium Workers’ Party of Belgium demands measures to combat worsening COVID-19 crisis

Amid a steep rise in COVID-19 cases and the subsequent impact on workers’ livelihoods, the Workers’ Party of Belgium has demanded that incomes be protected and the rich be taxed

Following strike, brewery management in Belgium accepts workers’ demand on safe conditions

Workers at the Jupille factory of the multinational brewery AB InBev went on a 13-day strike against alleged insensitivity that resulted in the spreading of COVID-19 among some employees

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