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4 Yesidian women invited by Parliament, blocked by Belgium

(B2) The hearing organized at the European Parliament of four Yazidi women who were then to speak with the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, could not take place. The Belgian authorities refused on March 24 to issue them a visa. A " shameful decision » denounces our colleague Christophe Lamfalussy of the Free Belgium which reveals the information. The women who had arrived in Istanbul, waiting for their visa, had to turn back. There was a risk that one of the women would stay in Belgium, defending the government (rather poorly).

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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