Five Christian Icons Vandalised on a Week of Anti-Christian Raids in Dax (Landes)
Three images of Mary and two crucifixes were vandalised in the city of Dax between November 10th and 18th. The statue of Mary located in Pontonx church was covered from the top to the bottom with red paint; the face of a Virgin located at the Saugnac-y-Cambran junction was covered with red as well; and the Virgin of Buglose´s face was covered with black paint. One of the vandalized crucifixes was painted in red and the arms cut off, while the one located inside Rion-des-Landes church was covered with red paint.Vandalism against artistic religious symbols is punished up to 7 years of imprison and fine of €100,000. The author/s of the acts has/have not been identified yet.