Villeneuve-sur-Lot mosque tagged with racist graffiti

News Agencies – November 20, 2011

 

A mosque in Villeneuve-sur-Lot in southwestern France was tagged with racist graffiti. Inscriptions included: “Islam out of Europe”, a swastika, and the number 88 (which stands for ‘Heil Hitler’). A possible Molotov cocktail was discovered on site.

The local prosecutor and government official visited the mosque and expressed support for the local Muslim community. The police will be asked to increase their patrols around places of worship in the department.