Several Cemeteries Vandalized across France

Country: France

Date of incident: May 31, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Between May 24th and May 31st, 2017, four cemeteries in France have been vandalized. The cemeteries have had their graves, including Christian graves, desecrated, crosses, vases and grave plaques destroyed to various degrees. Each cemetery has had their own suspects and three people have been identified and questioned by the local police, two cemeteries suspects remain unknown.

The cemeteries in question are: Cemetery Saint-Brès; Capendu cemetery; cemetery of Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises; and cemetery d’Ambarès-et-Lagrave.


Source: Languedoc Living