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.