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RCMP investigating vandalism at church on Tk’emlúps land

Kamloops RCMP are investigating vandalism at the St. Joseph’s Church on Tk’emlúps land. The historic church site, at 200 Chilcotin Road, was spray-painted with the words “evicted,” “crime scene” and “banished,” with an “X” also painted on the front doors. As of Tuesday morning, the graffiti had been partially removed.
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Providence, RIamericanmilitarynews.com

Pics: War memorials in RI, OR vandalized over Memorial Day weekend

War memorials in Rhode Island and Oregon were vandalized over Memorial Day weekend, a federal holiday dedicated to fallen troops who died while serving the United States and their gold star families. NBC 10 reporter Tyler Dumont posted pictures of the defaced memorial in Providence, Rhode Island’s LaSalle Square on...
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Police are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed on a Tucson synagogue

Police in Arizona are investigating after a spray-painted swastika and an anti-Semitic slur were found on the door of a Tucson synagogue. “The congregation is really disappointed. We’re really taken aback,” Rabbi Ram Bigelman of the Chabad on River synagogue told CNN on Tuesday. “We didn’t think such antisemitism existed in our community.”
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Defaced Native American petroglyphs are rocking the sport of climbing

National parks and public lands in the United States were stolen by settlers from Indigenous Americans. To this day, Native Americans are fighting to preserve and protect their land and their history. A historic petroglyph was vandalized in a racially motivated hate crime last month. There’s an unspoken rule among...
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'Outpouring of support' for vandalised Avoncroft Museum

A museum which was vandalised on the day it reopened after lockdown restrictions eased has received an "outpouring of support", say directors. Vandals smashed dozens of windows and broke historic plates and ornaments at the Avoncroft Museum, near Bromsgrove, on Saturday night. Nick Sturgess, its acting deputy director, said people...
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Another ancient petroglyph panel has been vandalised in Utah

An ancient petroglyph panel known as the Birthing Rock in Moab, Utah, has been defaced with the words “white power” and other obscenities, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced this week. The vandalism follows another recent incident in the region in which a rock climber from Colorado damaged an ancient petroglyph panel known as the Sunshine Wall near Arches National Park by installing climbing bolts on and around the rock art.
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Vandals Deface ‘Irreplaceable’ Native American Rock Carvings in Georgia

Unknown vandals have caused irreparable damage to Creek and Cherokee rock carvings in northeast Georgia, reports Mark Price for the Charlotte Observer. Scattered across Track Rock Gap in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, the 1,000-year-old petroglyphs have long been renowned as some of the most significant examples of rock art in the country.
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'Irreplaceable' 1,000-year-old Native American rock carvings vandalized in Georgia's Chattahoochee National Forest

Thousand-year-old Native American rock carvings have been vandalized in Georgia's Chattahoochee National Forest, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The series of over 100 rock carvings, or petroglyphs, in the forest's Track Rock Gap were created by Creek and Cherokee people beginning more than 1,000 years ago. Etched on soapstone boulders in Union City, Georgia, the carvings make up one of the most significant rock art sites in the southeastern United States and are part of a protected historic site.
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Vandals deface and destroy Native American site

An area known as Track Rock Gap in a national forest is home to a series of rock carvings created by Creek and Cherokee people more than 1,000 years ago. The U.S. Forest Service announced several carvings had been vandalized. The agency shared pictures via Facebook showing petroglyphs scratched beyond...
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The monolith that appeared on the Costa Brava will be moved to a sculptural space after its vandalism Catalonia

The metallic monolith of more than two meters that appeared last Tuesday on the shore of Sa Conca, a small bay belonging to the municipality of Castell-Platja d’Aro (Girona), is difficult to reach by car if you do not live in a private place. The district de Sa Gavena, in Sagaro, will be moved to a sculptural space after its vandalism on Thursday. The monlith appeared Tuesday on this beach in the Costa Brava, and it reminds us of one that was found in the Utah desert, in the United States, in 2020.
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Oregon man pulls gun on protesters after truck is vandalized

A man who attended a right-wing rally near the Capitol in Salem, Oregon, on Sunday pulled a gun on antifa protesters after they allegedly vandalized his truck and maced him. Video captured of the incident shows some left-wing protesters dressed in black and spray-painting across the man's windshield and smashing the truck's taillights, according to the Statesman Journal.
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Man arrested after allegedly defacing 'America's Stonehenge' with suspected QAnon-related graffiti

A New Jersey man was arrested Monday after defacing an ancient rock formation in 2019 with suspected QAnon-related graffiti, according to police in Salem, New Hampshire. Mark Russo, 50, was charged with one count of felony criminal mischief after carving phrases into a rock tablet with a power tool at “America’s Stonehenge” site in New Hampshire, according to a release from Salem Police. He was taken into custody in New Jersey and was later extradited to New Hampshire.