Swastika Graffiti Discovered in Cemetery

Country: France

Date of incident: June 4, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



According to a witness, blue swastika graffiti was found on at least four graves in the Causses-et-Veyran Cemetery on June 4, 2017. One of the graves attacked with a swastika was a bas-relief depicting mourners holding Christ after his death on the cross. The grave plaques belonged to the same family, other items from the graveyard were also moved and thrown on the ground.

Police began an investigation.

Sources: La Provence, Midi Libre and L’Observatoire