Belgian police officer facing dismissal over threat to kill Jews

A Belgian municipal agent in charge of ”street peacekeeping” in Molenbeek, a commune of Brussels, will be fired after he said on Facebook that he would kill “each and every Jew,” the European Jewish Press reports. 

“The word Jew itself is dirty. If I were in Israel, frankly, I would do to the Jews what they do with the Palestinians — slaughter each and every one of them,” Mohamed N., who used the pseudonym Bebeto Gladiateur, wrote on Friday during a debate on the social network.

The comment came during a discussion about a Brussels MP of Turkish origin who was excluded from her party for not acknowledging the Armenian genocide.

Mohamed N. tried to divert the conversation over to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but was reprimanded by the thread’s initiator.

His comments caused an uproar.” This is very serious and unacceptable ”, said Francoise Schepmans, mayor of Molenbeek, a commune with a large Muslim population,” adding that the anti-Semitic remarks are all the more unacceptable that they are made by a person who plays the role of mediator in the streets of the town. ‘’They are the image of communal authority.’’

“It is obvious that we cannot tolerate that and I have launched a dismissal procedure,’’ she said.

I decided to launch a dismissal procedure,” she added

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