War Memorial and Church Defaced in Scotland

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: November 17, 2018

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Political / Private



A church and war memorial were hit by vandals sometime on the 17th of November in Coatbridge. The graffiti included Republican slogans like "RIRA" (Real Irish Republican Army). The incident happened just a week after Armistice Day - the day the Allies and Germany signed the peace treaty ending the First World War.

The police began an investigation.

Source: Evening Times 
Photo: Fulton MacGregor MSP Twitter page