Increase in Vandalism Against Churches in Northern Ireland
Country: United Kingdom
Date of incident: September 16, 2020
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Political / Private
In the last three years, there have been more than 400 attacks recorded against churches. In the last five years it sums up to 600 attacks in Northern Ireland. Most of the attacks happened in Belfast. Most of the incidents are attacks with paint bombs and graffitis, but also various forms of vandalism, arson attacks and general damage to church property are recorded.