Google translate: IL a few days ago, Nazim (borrowing name) was a victim of a violent attack in the playground of his school in Brussels. The cause of the attack, a small single sentence: “I do not believe in God.” For the father of the child, Tahir (borrowing name) is a sign of a lack of tolerance of some religious to laypeople.
He was attacked in school.
It is talking with another child, a Muslim, that the little boy of 7 years, Nazim (borrowing name), said he did not believe in God. A statement which did not please his classmate the same age who would then slapped and beaten and kicked. “This is a shocking act,” growls Tahir (borrowing name), the father of the victim. “For this little boy can not not believe in god. It is forbidden, “says Tahir. “We who are lay people and we educate our children the freedom to make their own ideas about religion.”
The child who hit Nazim is known to have in school behavior problems. The latter’s father was summoned by officials of the Catholic school attended by the two boys but would not have presented. Tahir says he has not had contact with his son’s teacher about it. “The incident is several days but my son wanted to hide the event. When I was finally told he had voice trembling because he was traumatized. “For Tahir is an incident that illustrates a broader trend. “I see a lack of empathy of some Muslims towards non-Muslims who have less right to exist” if he laments. “It is not just in Belgium, it is a general and global trend.” Tahir prefers to remain anonymous to protect her son but not to put cantilevered school vis-à-vis . “My son feels good.”
The full story in the Capital on Monday 30 May.