Arab satellite broadcastings that can be received in Belgium may convey messages of anti-Semitism and terrorism themes, and many in Belgium’s Jewish community have written complaints. Flemish minister Geert Bourgeois is taking the complaints seriously, and stated though a spokesperson that in our own media law it clearly says that broadcasters may not broadcast programs that incite to hate. The challenge is that these are not regular broadcasters from within the country, but satellite broadcasters; taking them off the air and the technical maneuverings are much more difficult.

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