Friday, November 17, 2006

Christian Cemetery In Ruins

France-Echos has published a series of photographs showing the neglect and vandalism of the Christian cemetery in Casablanca:

Tombs and caves desecrated, statues and crosses pulled down. Such is the sight that awaits visitors to this place that respects neither human dignity nor the human soul.

In the heart of the cemetery about 50 people live in small houses, that were offered as public housing to retirees.

One of the guards explained that the French embassy is no longer the proprietor. Now the government of Morocco alone is responsible for managing the cemetery...

For many more photos click here:


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