The Belgian Jewish Museum terrorists go on trial in Brussels

Four people were murdered, two of them the Israeli couple Emanuel and Miriam Riva, in the deadly terrorist attack on the Belgian Jewish Museum in Brussels in 2014. The trial of the defendants opened on Thursday under heavy security.The attack was one of the first claimed by ISIS on European soil. The 100 witnesses invited to testify include four French journalists who say they were held captive in Syria by one of the perpetrators. On trial are Mehdi Nemmouche, a 33-year-old French citizen of Algerian descent, who is accused of opening fire at the museum, first with a pistol and then with an assault rifle, and Nacer Bendrer, a 30-year-old French national who is charged with supplying the weapons.

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