The parliamentary commission on the colonial past of Belgium ends in failure: “The minds were not ripe”

The chairman of the commission, Wouter De Vriendt (Ecolo-Groen), presented his proposed recommendations on 22 November. The debate has crystallized around one of them: number 69, which concerns an apology from Belgium for its colonial past. On the right, these do not pass. The liberals and the CD&V want to stick to the regrets expressed … Read more