National Conservatism Conference: Police told to shut down right-wing Brussels event

(Nick Beake and Laura Gozzi. BBC).

Brussels police were ordered to shut down a conference for right-wing politicians, including Brexiteer Nigel Farage and Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban, on Tuesday.

People were stopped from entering the National Conservatism Conference a few hours after it began, organisers said – although it continued for those inside.

The local mayor said he issued the order to ensure public security.

Organisers of the conference said they “overcame attempts to silence” them.

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