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How a fascist assassination in Antwerp in 1936 led to the largest strike ever: “They’re in it again, they’re in it again” | Antwerp

AntwerpOn the night of May 22-23, 1936, a fascist shot two Socialists in the center of Antwerp. Assassins Albert Pot (19) and Theo Grijp (37) gave the largest general strike ever in our country, and also marked the beginning of our modern social security system. The events will be commemorated by the ABVV socialist union on Saturday at 2 p.m.


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20-05-22, 11:37


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20-05-22, 13:49


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