Desecration of Saint Silas Chapel in Lesvos with Obscene Graffiti

Country: Greece

Date of incident: July 8, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith



In the latest in a series of vandalism and desecration incidents, unidentified perpetrators invaded the Saint Silas Chapel on July 8th, where they desecrated the interior, smashed windows, and sprayed obscene graffiti on the outside walls. The graffiti showed a clear bias against the local residents by writing phrases such as "f&*k you" on the walls. Despite the repeated complaints of residents no further action has been taken.

Source & photo: Sportime