Jihad Graffiti on Church in Sweden

Country: Sweden

Date of incident: May 7, 2018

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



"Jihad" graffiti was painted a graffiti on the walls of the church Sankt Olov in Skellefteå by unknown vandals. A representative of Skellefteå's pastorate commented on News Today that "it is obviously regrettable that we can not have our properties in peace." The Swedish national television SVT initially published a photograph of the affected church. Later they chose to eliminate it, indicating that the image was "too sensitive" to show.

 


Sources: SVT, Nyheter Idag, and Sputnik News 
Photo: Twitter