Cemetery Vandalised in Laon

Country: France

Date of incident: August 22, 2010

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private

During the night of Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd of August, about fifty graves in the German military cemetery of Laon were vandalised. Crosses were extracted from the ground or completely broken.

The graves are those of German soldiers who died during World War I. Source: