Dozens of Christian Graves Vandalized in Calvados

Country: France
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
Tags: Vandalism (form of hate crime)

February 17, 2015: Christian symbols on graves were vandalized in the cemetery of the town of Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados. Unknown perpetrators vandalized dozens of crucifixes and displaced them. The Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve expressed his outrage and promised that "every effort will be made to identify and bring to justice the perpetrators of these outrageous acts that violate our values and respect that seals our community".

Bayeux Research Brigade is responsible for the investigation and together with experts of criminal identification of the Calvados Force group they will further investigate this incident.

Source: L'Observatoire de la Christianophobie