By Miguel Discart on Flickr : [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Belgium has today been rocked as a serious of explosions occurred in Brussels, home of the European Parliament. The explosions happened on the Metro system, and at Brussels Airport.

Green MEPs, leaders, and parties have reacted throughout the day across social media:

A facebook post by Gary Dunion, it reads;

This is a sombre start to our weekly round-up of Green opinions on social media. The Bright Green team wish to express our sympathy and solidarity with all those involved in the attacks in Brussels.


[This article was edited 12:15GMT 23/03/16 to change the image, following concerns that some readers may find the previous image upsetting]


About Aimee Challenor

Aimee is a Senior Correspondent for Bright Green and writes on GPEW News, and specialises in LGBTIQA Rights reporting. Based in Coventry, she is studying BA (Hons) History and Politics at the Open University, in her spare time she enjoys photography and is a charity trustee and Volunteer.