Brussels Grand Mosque imam residence permit not renewed

The Belgian State Secretary for asylum and migration Theo Francken has this decided.

The head imam of the Grand Mosque in Brussels has therefore no longer has a valid residence permit to stay in Belgium and should leave the country. The imam has already filed an appeal.

Francken took the decision on the basis of information provided by the Belgian intelligence services, reported the Belgian medium yesterday.

"I received information that the man is a threat to our national security because he is a supporter of the Salafism. He is one of the main ideologues of the Wahabism in Europe. He is no longer welcome here. The Salafism has been a lot of killing on her conscience, with the jihad and the story around Daesh and the attacks, "said Fallah.

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