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Louis Tobback demands apologies from VRT

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Leuven mayor Louis Tobback (SP.(A) require excuses from the VRT to the broadcasting of ‘Everybody chooses’ with images of Leuven slum landlords. “This was Fox News at its best, but that may not be for a public broadcaster.’

In the broadcast of ‘Everybody chooses’ on Wednesday 10 October, there were the four of Leuven lijsttrekkers just before the elections, faced with images of harrowing atrocity in a few of the old student flats, where often very poor people or asylum seekers live.

That one in the broadcast someone explain that Leuven is aware of such abuses, without a response to questions from the city council is absolutely ondeontologisch. In the broadcast were a few days before the elections in addition, the alderman for ridicule who is not even competent. This was pure sensationalism in an attempt to Leuven in a bad light. This was Fox News at its best, but that may not be for a public broadcaster, ” says Louis Tobback.

According to Tobback Leuven for more than two decades working with a wide range of initiatives to make homes safer. A few years back it was the service woontoezicht even with a dozen people extended to all of the pasterns of systematically checking them. “There is no other city in our country that this issue in consultation with other bodies such as the KU Leuven and the public prosecutor’s office in such a way tackles. Our kotreglement was already by several cities, including Antwerp, ” says Tobback.

If the excuses not to come he told the VRT lodge a complaint with the Council for Journalism.

The parquet is now but with launched an investigation into the abuses in Leuven.

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