Desecration of Graves in Duisburg

Country: Slovakia

Date of incident: October 26, 2012

On the 26th of October 2012, thieves in Duisburg (Nordrhein-Westfalen), Germany, desecrated over one hundred graves and scavenged for metal. This was reported by the Apostolic Nunciature of Germany.

Source: Submission of the Holy See to the OSCE / Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights for the Hate Crimes Report 2012; on May 27, 2013.