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June 4, 2012

Belarus Holocaust memorial vandalized

http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/belarus_holocaust_memorial_vandalized_20120604

A Holocaust memorial in eastern Belarus was vandalized.

Brown paint was poured over about 60 percent of the marker, on the site of the Jewish ghetto in the Belarusian city of Mahileu, according to Radio Free Europe.

It is not known who damaged the memorial.

Jews have lived in Mahileu since the 16th century, Radio Free Europe reported.

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