Orthodox Church on Lesvos Vandalized by Refugees

Country: Greece

Date of incident: March 2, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith



News reports indicate that the Greek Orthodox church of St. George was ransacked on March 2nd. According to witnesses, the vandalism was caused by refugees residing on the island. This news came as tensions ran high due to the arrival of hundreds of refugees and migrants after Turkey "opened the doors" for them to enter Europe.

Sources: Parianostypos.gr, Tovima.gr, and Greek City Times (with photo credit)