"Allahu Akbar" Graffiti on Church

Country: Austria

Date of incident: October 8, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Islamist / Private



Over the weekend in Ybbs (district of Melk) graffiti with messages such as "Allahu Akbar" ("God is great"), "Bomb the Kids," and "Bomb the Church" was found in various areas of the town, including on a church. Police began an investigation and offered a reward for information.

The vandalism occurred some time during the period from October 6th - 8th. 

Source: LPD NÖ (photo credit), Heute, and ORF