500 Graves in Houdain Desecrated and Robbed

Country: France

Date of incident: January 25, 2022

In the night of January 1st, 500 graves were robbed and desecrated in the Bois des Tours cemetery, in Houdain. The thieves were after metal objects that they could resell as scrap and the incident was reported to the police. Although they were after monetary gain, the act showed a complete lack of respect for those who were buried there and the religious objects on their graves.

Source: francetvinfo.fr

Symbolic Image by John Green on flickr