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Article published the Sunday 18 September 2011 - Latest update : Sunday 18 September 2011

Racist slogans found on Muslim graves in French military cemetery

The battlements of Carcassonne's medieval old town
Tony Cross

By RFI

About 30 Muslim graves have been desecrated in Carcassone, south-west France. A legal inquiry has been launched to find the perpetrators and punish them.

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The caretaker of the military cemetery of Saint-Michel de la ville discovered racist and Nazi slogans daubed on the gravestones when he closed up on Saturday.

The graves belonged to Muslims killed fighting for France during World War I and were immediately repainted and restored.

The graffiti were “really racist” and “particularly disgusting”, according to Carcassonne prosecutor Antoine Leroy, who has opened an inquiry into the incident.

tags: France - Islamophobia - Military - Muslim - Nazis - Racism - World War
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Racist slogans found on Muslim graves in French military cemeter

Its allmost allways the muslims that do that to non muslim graves, especially jewish ones.

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