MO* mondiaal nieuwsEen reddingsboei voor mensen die vogelvrij werden verklaard. Dat kan uw stad of gemeente worden, maar alleen als u dat echt wil. Indien er meer dergelijke veilige onderkomens waren, dan leefden de Bengaalse bloggers Washiqur Rahman en Anata Bijoy Das wellicht nog, zegt MO*columniste Catherine Vuylsteke.

Maar in Brugge, Gent, Mechelen, Sint-Niklaas, Hasselt,… blijft het voorlopig stil. Tot u en ik er met aandrang om vragen. Zodat Das en al die anderen niet hoeven te sterven voor hun mening. Meer lezen

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