Sunday, May 14, 2017

Italy: Jewish, Catholic headstones smashed in main Rome cemetery

Via i24 News:
Four unidentified youth vandalized and smashed dozens of gravestones and memorials in the Catholic and Jewish sections of one of Rome’s largest cemeteries on Thursday, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported.

A caretaker discovered the damage during an early Friday morning inspection before the Verano cemetery opened.

The perpetrators toppled and defaced Christian crosses and Stars of David, along with smashing granite headstones, tombs, memorial plaques, and vases, the JTA reported. Italian media reports said that surveillance cameras documented the youthful perpetrators running amok and racing through the cemetery wrecking havoc.
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