Originally posted by junglejake
Jeeze, this is almost as bad as when those French people were digging up the British graves and yelling Take back your trash...
Issam Jaradi, the head gardener, said he was returning from his house when he saw the vandals. "I shouted at them and they ran away," he said.
His father Ibrahim Jaradi, who preceded his son as head gardener and was appointed MBE in 1994 for his 44 years'
service to the cemetery, said: "What they have done is against our religion. Only people who have no heart can do this." He added: "The pictures explain why they did this."
Another of his sons, Ala'a, said: "This is the most peaceful place in Gaza. Everyone loves it. This has never happened before." He said the cemetery contains graves of Jewish servicemen and they had never been damaged.
Graves of UK soldiers defaced with photos of abuse