Statues and estates

With the exception of the statue of the former American president Harry Truman in downtown Athens that has been toppled, splashed with paint and firebombed, Greece has not witnessed, at least in recent years, any attempts to "erase" history by means of vandalism.

Anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on Trikala synagogue wall

The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki expressed outrage on Thursday over the scrawling of anti-Semitic slogans on the wall around the historic synagogue of Trikala in central Greece by unidentified vandals in the early morning hours on December 31, following recent renovations to the building.