Six people were arrested in a series of police raids carried out around Brussels late on Thursday, the Guardian reports, in connection with Tuesday’s bombings. Also on Thursday, two Belgian officials offered to resign, as evidence mounted that the country failed to adequately prepare for the attacks
Hours after explosions tore through the Belgian capital of Brussels, killing dozens of people, Ted Cruz called for police patrols of Muslim neighborhoods in the U.S. “We need to empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized,” the presidential candidate said in a statement.
On Wednesday, the New York Times reports, police officials in Brussels confirmed that they had begun an investigation into earlier reports of an orgy, involving eight soldiers and two policewomen, amidst the November manhunt for Islamic State operatives trying to get out of Europe following the Paris attacks.
Around 9:20 p.m. Central Europe Time, a series of seemingly coordinated attacks broke out simultaneously across the city of Paris. By the time authorities were in control of the situation, at least 132 people were dead, with hundreds more injured. Here’s everything we know so far about the attacks, the alleged attackers, and the aftermath of the deadliest night in recent European history.
Right now in Belgium, if you wanted to die, a team of doctors would be there to help you. You need not have a terminal illness, or be necessarily anywhere close to the end of your life. You could be depressed or suffering from anxiety or any number of psychological ailments and that would be enough to constitute assisted suicide. Your family and friends would hardly be consulted on the matter because it is your free will.