Brussels Terror Trial: Coming to terms with a national trauma


Candles and flowers for the victims: mourners on the Place de la Bourse in central Brussels after the attacks in March 2016.

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Six years after the Islamist double attacks by three suicide bombers in Brussels that killed 32 and seriously injured more than 300, Belgium is starting to come to terms with a national trauma. In the old NATO headquarters on the outskirts of the city, which has been converted into a high-security courtroom, ten men will have to answer to more than 900 joint plaintiffs.