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Jewish New Mexico couple's home targeted with swastika

Couple believes they were targeted for being Jewish but with no leads, police unable to launch hate crime investigation.

Jewish New Mexico couple's home targeted with swastika

Swastika graffitied on police station 24-hrs after Australian state bans swastika displays

Less than a day after state of Victoria banned public displays of the Nazi symbol, a Melbourne police station was tagged with a swastika.

Swastika painted on Australian police station 24-hrs after ban

Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

Discussion about banning swastika comes after Finnish court throws out case against men accused of flying Nazi flag during a 2018 parade.

Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

Simcoe North, Ontario candidate the latest victim of multiple instances of swastikas painted on campaign signs across Canada.

Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

Northern Ireland playground defaced with swastikas and vulgar graffiti

Swastikas graffiti comes amid a rise in swastika graffiti vandalism incidents across the UK in the last year.

Northern Ireland playground defaced with swastika graffiti

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

The latest candidate to be targeted is Doug Kobayashi, who is running for a riding on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

Swastika spray painted on Jewish family's garage in Cape Code, Massachusetts

Jewish residents worry the incident might be written off as a prank by kids the way similar anti-Semitic graffiti has been in the past.

Swastika spray painted on Massachusetts Jewish family's garage

Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Liberal candidate for Surrey, British Columbia riding called vandalism of his sign "intolerable."

Another Canadian federal election sign defaced with a swastika

Swastikas drawn on door of Tel Aviv synagogue

Police collect evidence, investigate, after swastikas scrawled on door of south Tel Aviv synagogue.

Swastikas drawn on door of Tel Aviv synagogue

Giant swastika carved into UK salon's wall along with dozens of other Nazi symbols

Shop faces over $8,000 in damages after owner discovers anti-Semitic vandalism and smashed walls.

Giant swastika carved into UK salon's wall

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Torrance police, rocked by earlier scandal involving swastika placed on impounded car, dealing with behavior city's mayor calls "sickening."

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic messages

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

This week has seen the Jewish community targeted multiple times, with signs, a synagogue, baseball field, school and parked car defaced.

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after election called

Swastika clad vandal steals sign condemning anti-Semitic graffiti

Sign on Alliance, Ohio YWCA was a show of solidarity after building was defaced in July with anti-Semitic graffiti.

Swastika clad thief steals sign condemning anti-Semitic graffiti

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Police are investigating, with the ADL calling for action so swastikas are no longer used to "instill fear in Jews and their institutions."

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Swastika graffiti found on playground in village north of NYC

Volunteer trash cleaning crew found anti-Semitic graffiti on slide in popular playground in Ossining, NY, prompting police investigation.

Swastika graffiti found on playground in village north of NYC

Swastikas added to 53,000 Wikipedia pages by vandal

Defaced pages belonging to prominent politicians, celebrities, actors and TV shows were returned to normal in five minutes by admins.

Swastikas added to 53,000 Wikipedia pages by vandal

Man caught on video defacing Manchester road with swastikas

Residents clean up swastikas they say man drew on pavement with chalk, police are investigating.

Man caught on video defacing Manchester road with swastikas

Memorial to French Holocaust survivor turned politician defaced 3 times in 1 week

In latest incident, memorial to Simone Veil vandalized with swastikas, prompting a police investigation.

Memorial to French Holocaust survivor defaced 3 times in 1 week

Popular South Dakota motorcycle rally slammed for selling Nazi items

Vendors defend selling Nazi symbols at Sturgis Rally, but others disagree and say the hate symbols have no place at the popular event.

Popular South Dakota bike rally slammed for selling Nazi items

Group cleans up anti-Semitic graffiti on Colorado climbing rock

Volunteers team up to clean popular Colorado climbing spot of swastikas, racial slur and vulgar drawings.

Group cleans up anti-Semitic graffiti on Colorado climbing rock

Hamilton, Ontario to ban swastika and other hate symbols on city property

Measures comes after Canadian city garners reputation as a hotbed of hate crimes in recent years.

Hamilton, Ontario to ban swastika and other hate symbols

UK man pleads guilty to defacing war memorial with swastikas, Nazi slogans

31-year old man from Rhyl, Wales given 18-month suspended sentence for 15 offenses, including racially aggravated harassment.

UK man pleads guilty to defacing war memorial with swastikas

Bnei Brak: Swastikas graffitied on Religious Zionist synagogue

Vandals deface Bnei Brak synagogue with swastikas, throw objects at entrance.

Bnei Brak: Swastikas graffitied on Religious Zionist synagogue

Winnipeg cops release video of suspect behind swastika graffiti on at least 10 shops

In an overnight vandalism spree last week, man in his 20s is alleged to have targeted at least 10 shops and a church with hateful graffiti.

Winnipeg cops release video of suspect behind swastika graffiti

Russia cracks down on book covers featuring swastikas

Measure also ensnares anti-Nazi books with swastikas, including book by comedian Stephen Fry about time travelling to erase Hitler's birth.

Russia cracks down on book covers featuring swastikas

Shops along two-mile stretch of Canadian highway defaced with swastikas

Multiple Winnipeg stores along main road defaced with red swastikas and other hateful messages on day of national anti-Semitism summit.

Shops along stretch of Canadian highway defaced with swastikas

Man with swastika flags harasses parents, students at Florida elementary school

Parents are looking for a solution after man repeatedly stands outside school waving swastikas and harassing passersby.

Man with swastikas harasses parents, students at Florida school

Threatening swastika-covered letter sent to Massachusetts woman

The second such incident to take place in Andover in the last month is being treated as a hate crime by police.

Threatening swastika-covered letter sent to Massachusetts woman

Utah HS parking lot vandalized with swastikas, hate symbols

High school in Logan, UT defaced with two swastikas and neo-Nazi slogans, investigation is ongoing.

Utah HS parking lot vandalized with swastikas, hate symbols

Over 50 swastika flyers discovered in Virginia shopping center

Anti-Semitic flyers featuring swastikas and the phrase "We are everywhere" glued to the outside of stores.

Over 50 swastika flyers discovered in Virginia shopping center

Public art in Ukiah, California vandalized with swastikas, SS bolts

Investigation under way after mural painted by Jewish artist defaced with swastikas, other artwork also vandalized with Nazi symbols.

Public art in Ukiah, California vandalized with swastikas

Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas

Visitors to the cemetery in Dundalk, Maryland received an unpleasant surprise when they arrived.

Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas

Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

The incident is the second times in recent days that swastikas have been carved into the stone monument using a blowtorch.

Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

Swastikas spray painted on 13 headstones at Baltimore Jewish cemetery

Large grounds home to burial plots from over 10 local congregations hit with anti-Semitic vandalism that has since been cleaned up.

Swastikas spray painted on graves at Baltimore Jewish cemetery

15 cars on Denver street tagged with anti-Semitic, racist graffiti

15 cars were defaced with hate symbols, including swastikas, with one resident reporting two of her car tires were slashed.

15 Denver cars tagged with anti-Semitic, racist graffitiplayer

Man arrested for painting swastikas on light poles in Baltimore waterfront district

Local councillor is urging authorities to upgrade charges to a hate crime.

Man arrested for painting swastikas on light poles in Baltimore

Police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti found on chairs in Toronto park

Investigation launched after MP posts photos of Downsview Park chairs defaced with swastikas to social media.

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on chairs in popular Toronto parkplayer

Nazi hate symbols spray painted on election signs in French village

Mayor of Oulches describes the Hitler saluting vandals as a group who came to the town to rent the village hall for a party.

Election signs defaced with Nazi hate symbols in French village

Stickers with swastikas placed on Jewish Museum in Alaska

Man caught on security camera plastering Nazi stickers on Jewish museum in Anchorage.

Stickers with swastikas placed on Jewish Museum in Alaska

Swastikas, slurs and Nazi slogan found on Geneva, NY elementary school

Playground and windows at elementary school defaced over the weekend with swastikas and slogan "Bring the Nazis Back."

Swastikas, slurs and Nazi slogan found on Geneva, NY school