BRUSSELS, BELGIUM 🇧🇪 STREETART: PUG BUNNY by C215

7jul19 Brussels, Belgium 🇧🇪

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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM 🇧🇪 STREETART: MEOWWW! by JAUNE

7jul19 Brussels, Belgium 🇧🇪

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM 🇧🇪: LION’S SEAT

A drunk man on an early Sunday morning, made a dangerous climb with his McDonalds and beer. I was scared for him, but he made it.

Bruegel by Tom Frantzen

Grand Place

july2019

POLITIKS OF GRAFFITI IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: JUSTICE AND TRUTH FOR MAWDA

As best I can understand from reading the French and the translations, it’s been a year since 2 year old Mawda was killed by a policeman in an operation that was apparently intended to question a multitude of migrants under the guise of human trafficking. A traffic stop occurred and the people wouldn’t get out of their car. For some reason, police started shooting and Mawda was accidentally shot and killed. From what I gather with the stickers and graffiti, justice hasn’t been served in the case.

If you read French, here’s an article: http://www.justicepourmawda.be

28/29jun2019. Brussels, Belgium.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: “FOX”y

One of my favorite houses in the neighborhood. The mystery, the aging.
Brussels is one of the cities where foxes are regularly being seen. “I am not a nuisance.”

One of my fave cafes to sit in and have a cappuccino and snack.
She was an assassin/anarchist. In 1923, she killed political right-winger, Marius Plateau. I think she was acquitted? Nevertheless, she committed suicide in 1924. Clearly a heroine for current-day anarchists: stickers of her are around Brussels.

Brussels, Belgium. 26/27jun19.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: THE PALAIS de JUSTICE WITHIN

Built between 1866 and 1883. Largest courthouse in the world. Architect is Joseph Poelaert. Thought to be the largest building built in the 19th century. Has been undergoing renovation since 2003, but it’s been so slow that by 2013, they were saying that the scaffolding itself, was in need of renovation! It is such an impressive, beautiful building. As I walked around it on Sunday, though, I was saddened to see that it appears to be a hangout overnights for graffiti taggers and beer drinkers. They have left their marks behind…

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4sep16. Brussels, Belgium.