Grounds for Concern. Belgium’s Counterterror Responses to the Paris and Brussels Attacks

The report, “Grounds for Concern: Belgium’s Counterterror Responses to the Paris and Brussels Attacks,” details measures that place prisoners detained for terrorism in prolonged isolation, and allow the government to suspend passports and review terrorism suspects’ phone and email logs without judicial approval. Other laws can revoke Belgian citizenship and criminalize comments that stop short of direct incitement to terrorism. It also details abusive police responses during counterterrorism raids and detentions.

https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf/belgium1116_web.pdf

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