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Outrage: Holocaust Survivor Graves Desecrated in Rome

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A vandalized Jewish cemetary in France. Photo: Isi Leibler.

Washington Post/AP- ROME — Italy’s Jewish community and a Holocaust survivors group expressed outrage Friday at the removal by vandals of three cobblestone plaques honoring Italian victims.

German artist Gunter Demnig has laid thousands of such plaques around Europe in front of the homes of people later killed in the Holocaust. He calls them “Stolpersteine,” or stumbling blocks.

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