Jerusalem Post: “Holocaust memorial stones splattered with paint in Vienna”

Holocaust memorial stumbling stones were splattered with yellow paint in Vienna, according to European Jewish organisations and Israeli diplomats.

The Vienna Police said on social media to the Austrian Union of Jewish Students that the appropriate authorities had been notified of the incident, in which Stolpersteine were desecrated in Vienna’s 2nd district.

The Union shared a picture of three memorial blocks covered in yellow paint.

The European Jewish Congress said that the covering of the stones in paint disrespected the victims of the Holocaust and that those responsible should be held accountable.

“Heartbreaking to see stumbling stones paying tribute to Jews who were deported to concentration camps smeared with yellow paint in Vienna,” said the EJC.

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