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December 14, 2010

Riga Holocaust monument vandalized

http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/riga_holocaust_monument_vandalized_20101214

A monument honoring a man who saved Jews during the Holocaust was vandalized in the capital of Latvia.

The monument in Riga honoring the late Zanis Lipke and others who saved Jews from the Nazis was spattered with paint on Monday.

Latvian President Valdis Zatlers denounced the vandalism, the French news agency AFP reported.

The vandalism comes a week after large swastikas were found painted on more than 100 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in Riga.

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