Cemetery Vandalised in Hénin-Beaumont

Country: France

Date of incident: August 8, 2010

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Fifteen graves and a Catholic chapel have been targeted. A cross was destroyed. Among the graves vandalised, three vaults were particularly damaged. The doors of three grave buildings were broken open and their windows broken. On other graves, funerary objects such as crosses or flowers pots were broken and scattered all around the cemetery.

Source:
http://www.lepoint.fr/des-tombes-profanees-au-cimetiere-d-henin-beaumont-09-08-2010-1223440_19.php