Brussels: these Schaerbeek streets whose cleaning is no longer guaranteed due to lack of security

Brussels: these Schaerbeek streets whose cleaning is no longer guaranteed due to lack of security
Brussels: these Schaerbeek streets whose cleaning is no longer guaranteed due to lack of security

For ten days, Bruxelles-Propreté and the municipality of Schaerbeek have not been able to find common ground to guarantee the cleaning of the streets of Aerschot and Brabant. Due to growing insecurity, the first requires the presence of peacekeepers to accompany its teams.


Article reserved for subscribers




Journalist at the Powers center

By Julien Thomas

Published on 06/19/2024 at 7:37 p.m.
Reading time: 3 min

En February, they held me up with a Kalashnikov. The first guy stayed in front of the entrance with a gun in his hand, the second threatened me with the Kalash. They found nothing in the cash register, but they took 800 or 900 euros from my boss’s pocket. Yes, we continue to work, but sometimes there is the fear of someone coming in and shooting. I have worked here for eleven years, but I no longer want to come. The neighborhood has changed a lot. We did not file a complaint. To do what ? The police won’t do anything anyway,” says Mohamed, behind the cash register of a pot shop.



This article is reserved for subscribers

Access verified and decrypted national and international information
1€/week for 4 weeks (no commitment)

With this offer, take advantage of:
  • Unlimited access to all editorial articles, files and reports
  • The newspaper in digital version (PDF)
  • Reading comfort with limited advertising
-

-

PREV Why should the launch of Ariane 6 allow Europeans to return to the space race?
NEXT Sinking of a Transat Québec Saint-Malo ship