For the honour of Joe

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The killing of 17-year-old Joe Van Holsbeeck at Brussels Central on 12 April 2006 sparked outrage across Belgium, sending 80,000 into the capital's streets to march in silent honour of the victim and to reject senseless violence. Here are some p

Joe van Holsbeeck was stabbed to death on 12 April

Left: main suspect. Right: co-accused


On Sunday 23 April, 80,000 people participated in a silent march in Brussels in honour of Joe Van Holsbeeck. The below photos were taken by Rui Silva.

Joe's parents wanted to give a powerful signal against violence

The killing attracted intense reporting by Belgian media

Many ordinary Belgians marched to show their respect and outrage

The Belgian flag was at half mast at Brussels Central

Wreaths were placed at the scene of the murder

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