Citizens of Thessaloniki fill the Holocaust memorial with flowers in response to recent desecrations

With a flower in hand, citizens of Thessaloniki gathered in the afternoon of July 4, 2018, in front of the Holocaust Memorial at Liberty Square to protest recent vandalisms of the monument.

Tryfon Kalamitsis July 2018

Photo courtesy of Τρύφων Καλαμίτσης (Thessaloniki, July 4, 2018)

The Holocaust Monument in Thessaloniki was defaced with red paint in the night of Wednesday June 27, 2018. According to authorities and press reports, perpetrators may have been participants in a rally held earlier that day outside the Macedonia-Thrace Ministry to protest the name deal signed between Athens and Skopje. (via kis.gr)

At the beginning of the year, the Holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki was desecrated with “Free Palestine” graffiti. Only days after this desecration, the memorial was again vandalized, this time by Greek nazis with “Golden Dawn” graffiti.

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2 thoughts on “Citizens of Thessaloniki fill the Holocaust memorial with flowers in response to recent desecrations

  1. Around the world the psychopaths try to reach their ends. It’s a struggle to all the civilization and people that uses the brain cortex do what is needed to calm down such individuals. 🙂

  2. Pingback: Monument in memory of the old Jewish cemetery of Thessaloniki vandalized with paint | Against antisemitism – Ενάντια στον αντισημιτισμό

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