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Large swastikas were found painted on more than 100 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in the capital of Latvia.
The swastikas apparently were painted in white spray paint overnight Tuesday at the New Jewish Cemetery in Riga. A cemetery guard made the discovery the next morning, according to reports. State and local police are investigating.
The same cemetery was desecrated in 2003. The five then-teenage perpetrators in 2005 received suspended prison sentences ranging from 6 months to three years.
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Graves belonging to AMIA Jewish Center attack victims were among those vandalized in an Argentine Jewish cemetery.
Fifty-eight headstones at the La Tablada Jewish cemetery in Buenos Aires province were defaced between Sept. 11 and 12. Eight belonged to victims of the 1994 center...