Three Vandalism Incidents at Cemetery of Lézignan-Corbières in July

Country: France

Date of incident: July 15, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On July 15th, 24th, and 27th the cemetery of Lézignan-Corbières was repeatedly vandalized and various objects were stolen, such as crucifixes, crosses, vases, flowers, decorations, and plaques, . Gravestone plaques were dismantled, damaged, and reassembled elsewhere, and objects were moved. The perpetrators also attempted to open several graves. A police investigation was opened and the cemetery was closed to allow investigators to collect evidence for their investigations.

Source: L'Indépendant, L'Observatoire 
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