Rostock, Germany - Swastikas Sprayed On Tombstones In Kroepelin Cemetery

Published on: September 4th, 2012 at 10:18 AM
By: VIN News Staff

Rostock, Germany - For the second time in two months, the Jewish cemetery in Kroepelin, Germany has been vandalized. According to German newspaper Schweriner Volkszeitung (, blue swastikas were sprayed on headstones and the graveyard’s information plaque. In July, 13 tombstones were knocked over, headstones were shattered, a memorial monument was destroyed and two signs were broken.

The Kroepelin Cemetery is the only one in Germany which was repaired and restored by the government. German authorities have launched an investigation into the attack.

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