Handmade Nativity Figures Damaged by Vandals

Country: Italy

Date of incident: December 7, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



During the night of December 7th (the night before they were to be displayed), unknown vandals damaged the nativity figures in Palau. The town's inhabitants, along with the artist Mario Spano, known as Marieddu, who spent months making them by hand, were dismayed by the act.

 


Sources: Gallura Oggi and Olbia