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Place Jo Cox in Brussels inaugurated in honour of murdered MP
Place Jo Cox has been inaugurated to the melancholic chords of a Balkan folk song and the anti-apartheid hymn Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika as Brussels honoured the murdered MP in a ceremony attended by her family and the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn.

The small corner of Brussels backing on to the Ancienne Belgique, a venue frequently visited by Cox during her six years living in the city, was packed with local dignitaries and politicians who had come to remember and watch as the new name plaque was unveiled.

Cox's sister, Kim Leadbeater, addressing the crowd in the square, said she could still hear her sibling's "immortal words" on deciding to be an MP: "It won't affect your lives at all."

Her sister's death at the hands of a far-right terrorist a few days before the 2016 EU referendum was still impossible to comprehend, Leadbeater said.

"far-right terrorist"? Aren't you suppose to use the T-word only when the perp is Muslim (or Russian)?
by Bernard on Sat Sep 29th, 2018 at 08:41:01 AM EST

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