Shams consoles her daughter as they sit in a tent at the Church of Saint John the Baptist at the Beguinage...
Khatera Shams from Kabul, Afghanistan, consoles her daughter Hadia, 5, as they sit in a tent at the Church of Saint John the Baptist at the Beguinage in central Brussels January 9, 2014. Afghan asylum seekers have been occupying a Catholic church in central Brussels to urge authorities to allow them to stay in Belgium. The group of mainly Muslim families, whose first request to stay in the country was rejected, has been eating, sleeping and teaching their children in the church for more than three months. The priest of the church said he opened the doors to the refugees because he disagreed with Belgium's current asylum policy. Picture taken January 9, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM
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