Belgium: Asylum seekers denied shelter

In Belgium, at least 2,600 people seeking asylum are destitute due to the Belgian government’s failure to provide them with shelter and other essential goods and services. Many have no other choice than to sleep on the streets or in makeshift tents. With winter approaching, and temperatures plummeting below zero, the federal government should immediately activate a ‘dispersal plan’ to provide adequate shelter to people seeking protection and comply with Belgium’s international human rights obligations.

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