BRUSSELS – The controversial Belgian-Lebanese writer Dyab Abou Jahjah in October with a new political party participated in the elections in Belgium and a year later the parliamentary elections. The party is given the name ‘be.one’, as it was announced at a press conference in Brussels.
The 46-year-old Abou Jahjah made in may last year with a new party to come to the position of migrants to improve. The politician founded at the beginning of this century, the Arab-European League (AEL) in Antwerp. He said in 2003 at the launch of the Dutch AEL-department for the implementation of the sharia. A year later, he expressed support for the killing of western soldiers in Iraq.
A broadcast of Zomergasten of the VPRO in which he last year was a guest, attracted nearly half a million viewers. The Belgian newspaper De Standaard took last year, leave of Abou Jahjah as a columnist because he does not have the distance and took a attack in Jerusalem in which Israeli soldiers were killed.