Office des Etrangers attacked in Brussels, 18/12/11

During¬† the afternoon of Sunday 18th December,¬† the Belgian government’s main immigration office, the “Office des Etrangers” near Brussels’ Gare du Nord station, was targeted by masked protestors. Some windows were smashed, walls were spraypainted, and fireworks and items of street furniture were thrown inside.

Earlier that day a massive police presence had stopped people from demonstating outside the the site of a new detention centre near Brussels airport.

 

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