Vandalism

The damaged statue of soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic next to Stadion football arena in Malmo, Sweden, Sunday Jan. 5, 2020. Ibrahimovic, who recently joined Italian side AC Milan, angered fans of his boyhood club, Malmo, in November when he bought a stake in one of Swedish title rivals, Hammarby, and outlined his desire to make the Stockholm-based team “the best in Scandinavia". (Johan Nilsson/TT via AP)
January 05, 2020 - 8:13 am
MALMO (AP) — After weeks of vandalism, the statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic has finally been overturned. The 500-kilogram monument, which is located outside Malmo’s soccer stadium, was cut off at the feet, causing it to topple over onto a wire fence overnight Sunday. A dark Sweden soccer t-shirt was...
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In this picture taken on Monday Dec. 16, 2019, dozens of damaged tombstones lay at the Jewish cemetery in Namestovo, Slovakia. Unknown vandals have damaged the gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia, police and a group that worked to preserve the site said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Karol Kurtulik)
December 17, 2019 - 11:50 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Unknown vandals have damaged dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia, police and a group that worked to preserve the site said Tuesday. The Remember group said 59 gravestones were knocked down and damaged at the cemetery in the town of Namestovo...
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Pro-democracy protesters march on a street in Hong Kong, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Marchers are again expected to fill Hong Kong streets Sunday in a rally that will test the enduring appeal of an anti-government movement marking a half year of demonstrations. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
December 08, 2019 - 9:52 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Almost hidden among the throngs of demonstrators who marched in Hong Kong on Sunday was one woman who crawled, literally on hands and knees on the rough road surface — an apt metaphor for the arduous path traveled by Hong Kong's protest movement in the past six months. Dragging...
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November 25, 2019 - 6:48 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Unidentified vandals have painted swastikas on a monument to a prominent Yiddish author in the Ukrainian capital. Moshe Reuven Azman, the chief rabbi of Ukraine, posted pictures Monday of the monument to Sholem Aleichem outside Kyiv’s synagogue with big red swastikas spray-...
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Tombstones vandalised at the jewish cemetery in Randers, Denmark, Sunday Nov. 10, 2019. More than 80 tombstones were vandalized at the jewish cemetery on Saturday with some 80 tombstones toppled or daubed with paint. (Bo Amstrup/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
November 13, 2019 - 8:17 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two men, aged 27 and 38, were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of "gross vandalism" of gravestones in the Jewish section of a churchyard in northwestern Denmark. Danish broadcaster DR, citing information from a detention hearing that was briefly open before continuing...
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A pro-democracy protester with protection gears holds a bottle of molotov cocktail on a bridge outside the Chinese University campus in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Police increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses as they brace for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-government protesters. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 13, 2019 - 1:50 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Police increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses Wednesday as they braced for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-government protesters. Many subway and rail stations were closed for the morning commute as protesters blocked train doors from...
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Protesters use umbrellas to protect themselves as they face police teargas in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Protesters smashed windows in a subway station and a shopping mall Sunday and police made arrests in areas across Hong Kong amid anger over a demonstrator's death and the arrest of pro-democracy lawmakers.Hong Kong is in the sixth month of protests that began in June over a proposed extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy and other grievances. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 10, 2019 - 8:04 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Police fired tear gas and protesters broke windows at a shopping mall Sunday in anti-government demonstrations across Hong Kong amid anger over a student activist's death and the arrest of pro-democracy lawmakers. Hong Kong is in the sixth month of protests that began in June over...
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Police officers guard a pedestrian bridge in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Authorities in Hong Kong have closed a subway station after protesters broke windows and damaged ticket machines. The semi-autonomous territory is in the sixth month of protests that began over a proposed China extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy and other grievances. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
November 10, 2019 - 4:59 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters smashed windows in a subway station and a shopping mall Sunday and police made arrests in areas across Hong Kong amid anger over a demonstrator's death and the arrest of pro-democracy lawmakers. Hong Kong is in the sixth month of protests that began in June over a...
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Police officers guard a pedestrian bridge in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Authorities in Hong Kong have closed a subway station after protesters broke windows and damaged ticket machines. The semi-autonomous territory is in the sixth month of protests that began over a proposed China extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy and other grievances. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
November 10, 2019 - 4:26 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong smashed windows in a subway station and a shopping mall Sunday following the arrest of pro-democracy lawmakers. Hong Kong is in the sixth month of protests that began over a proposed China extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater...
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A masked demonstrator carries a statue of Jesus Christ that he took from a church to be added to a barricade, in Santiago, Chile, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Chile's president on Thursday announced measures to increase security and toughen sanctions for vandalism following three weeks of protests that have left at least 20 dead. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
November 08, 2019 - 8:16 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Hooded protesters looted a Roman Catholic church Friday near the main gathering site for three weeks of mass protests against Chile's government over inequality. An Associated Press photographer witnessed people dragging church pews, statues of Jesus and other religious...
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