World Bulletin / News Desk
A spokesman of the OIC Observatory on Islamophobia expressed "concerns about the rising of vandalism targeting holy places and shrines of Muslims in Crimea".
OIC said in a statement on its website, "mosques was desecrated and the monuments of famous figures of the Crimean Tatar people erected in Crimean towns as well as gravestones in cemeteries were destroyed and defaced by extremists".
He said that "such deplorable activities are beyond all accepted norms of civilized behaviour and would pose threat to inter communal peace and harmony in the society."
The spokesman "called for immediate strong measures to be taken by the authorities against the perpetrators of such extremist and hateful acts who are common enemies to the entire international community and to put an end to such incidents."
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