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Overview

The government response to COVID-19 raised human rights concerns, including in relation to health, asylum-seekers, policing and privacy. The government established extra care centres for survivors of rape and sexual violence. The Wallonia region authorized arms transfers to the Yemen conflict.

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Death Penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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Media Enquiries

STEFAN SIMANOWITZ

Media Manager, European Union, Balkans and Turkey, +44 (0)20 3036 5599
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Our Offices

Section office (Flemish speaking)

Address

Goffartstraat 32 – 1050 Brussel Waversesteenweg 169 – 1050 Brussel (entrance and deliveries)

Phone

00326693737

Email

[email protected]

Website

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Section office (Francophone)

Address

Chaussée de Wavre, 169 - B-1050 BRUXELLES

Phone

003225388177

Email

[email protected]

Website

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Amnesty International Secretariat Office

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