"Hate mails are a typically Belgian problem"
Last year, the Belgian anti-racism centre received 430 complaints about hate messages on the internet. The figure is up 25 percent on the previous year.The Belgian anti-racism centre's is officially called the Centre for Equal Opportunities and the Fight against Racism (CGKR).
The CGKR released its latest figures yesterday, during the presentation of its annual report. Most complaints concern hate messages on social networking sites such as Facebook and YouTube, or so-called chain letters discriminating against immigrants or minority groups.