Your search for Belgium retrieved 18 results.
Belgium Condemned for Degrading Treatment of Roma Family of Asylum Seekers (July 16, 2015) by Nicolas Boring
On July 7, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rendered a Chamber judgment in ...
Topic: Asylum; Human rights and civil liberties; Immigration
Jurisdiction: Belgium; European Court of Human Rights
Class Action Lawsuits Introduced (June 26, 2014) by Nicolas Boring
On March 28, 2014, the Federal Parliament of Belgium enacted a law adding a new section ...
Topic: Civil procedure; Consumer protection; Corporations
Removal of Age Restriction for Euthanasia (March 11, 2014) by Nicolas Boring
On March 2, 2014, Belgium's King Philippe signed into law an amendment to that country's euthanasia ...
Topic: Child health; Euthanasia; Health
Euthanasia Option May Be Extended to Children (December 17, 2013) by Constance Johnson
On December 12, 2013, the Belgian Senate voted to permit euthanasia in cases of children who ...
Topic: Children's rights; Euthanasia; Terminal care
Antwerp Attorney-General Calls for Comprehensive DNA Database (December 05, 2013) by Nicolas Boring
Yves Liégeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-général) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Criminal procedure; Evidence; Right of privacy
Rules for Hiring Out Labor Come into Force (March 04, 2013) by Constance Johnson
A Belgian law of December 27, 2012, published in the State Gazette on December ...
International Human Rights Organization to File Complaint over Treatment of Roma (September 29, 2010) by Nicole Atwill
The International Federation of Human Rights Leagues will file a complaint against Belgium before the Council ...
Topic: Human rights and civil liberties
List of Tax Havens Gazetted (May 21, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin
A Belgian Royal Decree of May 6, 2010, with retroactive effect from January 1, 2010, provides ...
Terror Suspects Convicted, Sentenced (May 13, 2010) by Constance Johnson
It was reported on May 10, 2010, that eight people were convicted in Belgium for leading ...
Chamber of Representatives Adopts Draft Law Banning Covering of the Face in Public Places (May 07, 2010) by Nicole Atwill
On April 29, 2010, the Belgian Chamber of Representatives voted 136 in favor, none opposed, with ...
New Law on Compensation of Victims of No-Fault Medical Accidents (May 04, 2010) by Nicole Atwill
Belgium's Law of March 31, 2010, on the Compensation for Damages Resulting from Medical Care, was ...
Topic: Workers safety and health
Draft Law on Nationality (April 21, 2010) by Nicole Atwill
On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian ...
Topic: Citizenship and nationality
New Obligation to Report Payments to Tax Havens (January 25, 2010) by Constance Johnson
As of the first of this year, Belgian companies and the permanent establishments in Belgium of ...
Ban on Islamic Headscarves in Flanders (October 06, 2009) by Nicole Atwill
Effective as of 2010, the Flanders Educational Council will implement a recently issued ban on the ...
Topic: Church and state relations
Employment of Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (December 16, 2008) by Nicole Atwill
On December 5, 2008, the Belgian Council of Ministers approved a draft royal regulation that keeps ...
New Treaty (July 02, 2008) by Nicole Atwill
Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed a new Benelux Treaty on June 17, 2008, in The ...
Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Belgium; Luxembourg; Netherlands
Terrorism Risk Insurance (July 02, 2008) by Nicole Atwill
The Belgian Law of April 1, 2007, on insurance against damages caused by terrorism went into ...
Compensation of Holocaust Survivors (April 02, 2008) by Nicole Atwill
The Commission on Restitution for Holocaust Victims (Commission pour le dédommagement des membres de la Communauté ...
Topic: Human rights and civil liberties
Last updated: July 16, 2015