IN PICTURES: Park life in Brussels tent city
Published date: 22 September 2015 16:02 UTC | Last update: 7 years 6 months ago
Two tent camp residents play football in Maximilien Park (MEE/ Jerzy Wierzbicki)
Abbas (L) and his friend are Iraqis from Baghdad. He arrived in Brussels from Iraq several days ago. He did not want to talk about his problems in Baghdad, just to say that he cannot get back there. (MEE/Jerzy Wiezbicki)
A protest banner at the Maximilien Park tent camp says "We are equal because we are different. Against our migration and economic policies. Join the struggle of the undocumented."
A Kurdish girl is staying at the camp with her father from eastern Turkey. Her mother did not accompany them to Brussels. (MEE/ Jerzy Wierzbicki)
A refugee at the Brussels tent camp wakes up (MEE / Jerzy Wierzbicki)
The Brussels tent camp has been put up in Maximilien Park to host new refugee arrivals (MEE / Jerzy Wierzbicki)
The man on the left side is a Kurd from Kobane. He came here alone and spoke Arabic and Kurdish. Hassan (right) comes from Baghdad. He plans to bring his family from Iraq to Europe. (MEE / Jerzy Wierzbicki)
Maximilien Park tent camp residents give the thumbs up (MEE / Jerzy Wierzbicki)
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