Call for “Islamic Crusade” Sprayed on Church in Strasbourg

Country: France

Date of incident: October 12, 2010

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Islamist / Private



The Catholic church of Saint Florent in Strasbourg was vandalised by Islamists who spray painted the door of the church, calling for an Islamic Crusade. One could read in black marker on both wings of the door: “Jerusalem to the Muslims” and “The Crusade for an Islamic Holy Land.”

Sources:
http://24heuresactu.com/2010/10/14/eglise-profanee-des-tags-pour-la-croisade-de-lislam/
http://www.leparisien.fr/strasbourg-67000/des-tags-islamistes-traces-sur-la-porte-d-une-eglise-a-strasbourg-13-10-2010-1107811.php
http://www.lefigaro.fr/flash-actu/2010/10/13/97001-20101013FILWWW00527-des-tags-islamistes-surune-eglise.php