Serial Church Arsonist Expelled from Spain; Banned from Schengen for 10 Years

Country: Spain

Date of incident: October 7, 2016

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Islamist



Spanish authorities expelled the Moroccan man who admitted setting a fire in a church that destroyed several images of the Virgin Mary and then violating a restraining order by destroying a cross atop another church in September.

Spanish media indicate that the self-described jihadist was not only expelled from Spain, but was also banned from the Schengen area for a period of 10 years.
Naoufal K. expressed no regrets and admitted that he'd set fire to several other places of worship in northern Spain.
Read about the arson here and the destruction of the cross here.
Source: L'Observatoire de la Christianophobie