Swastikas Painted on Church in Magdeburg

Country: Germany

Date of incident: November 30, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On November 30th 2019, unknown perpetrators sprayed two swastikas around the entrance doors of the Sankt-Nicolai-Kirche in Magdeburg. A police spokesman said the symbols were illegal and would be immediately painted over. Police continued to investigate the case, but state security services were likely to take over the investigation.

Sources: Tag24 and Volksstimme