Protest Held Against Cemetery Attack
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Protest Held Against Cemetery Attack

Some 2,000 people turned out last week for a silent protest against the desecration of 25 tombstones at the old Sephardic burial ground in Middelburg, the capital of the Dutch province of Zeeland.

The vigil took place at the graveyard on the night of Sept. 1, about a week after the vandalism took place.

The desecrated gravestones had been daubed with swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans such as “Heil Hitler.”

A group calling itself Nazi Front Zeeland claimed responsibility, but police have not yet found who is behind this group.