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Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki vandalized with Golden Dawn slogans

Unknown perpetrators vandalized the Holocaust Memorial with slogans of rights-extremist Golden Dawn in Thessaloniki on Sunday night. With a spray they wrote the name and the logo of the political party and neo-nazi organization.

The Holocaust Memorial is a sculpture of flames with a grid of people. It is created by the Glif brothers in 1997 and is dedicated to the 50,000 Jews of Thessaloniki who perished in the the Nazi camps during the World War II. The Memorial stands at Eleftherias Square.

According to local media, members of Golden Dawn marched to the party’s offices after the Macedonia-protest on Sunday.

It is not the first time the Memorial is being vandalized.

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