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Amerigo Vespucci Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 04:25 PM
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Vandals desecrate 500 French Muslim war graves with swastikas and anti-Islamic slogans
Vandals desecrate 500 French Muslim war graves

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france...

The graves of 500 Muslim soldiers who died fighting for France have been desecrated with swastikas and anti-Islamic slogans in their country's largest military cemetery.

President Nicolas Sarkozy described the vandalism - the third incident directed at the tombstones in Notre Dame de Lorette in two years - as "abject and revolting".

Most of the headstones were daubed with a single letter each, which when read together spelled out anti-Muslim slurs.

The graffiti was described by Mr Sarkozy as "the expression of a repugnant racism directed against the Muslim community of France".



The military cemetery in Notre Dame de Lorette includes 576 Muslim graves, grouped together and pointing towards Mecca Photo: AP
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 04:32 PM
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1. A military cemetery....these people died defending France..
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Amerigo Vespucci Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 04:37 PM
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3. There really are no words to express the outrage here...
...life has an unlimited capacity for good and evil, it seems.
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robinlynne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 04:32 PM
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2. oh my, that gives Jews and Muslims some common ground.....
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