Mayors call for increased penalties for graffiti artists

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The Portuguese national association of town halls (ANMP) said this week it wants legislation related to the protection of common and private property to be revised to increase the penalties for vandals, particularly graffiti artists.

The Portuguese national association of town halls (ANMP) said this week it wants legislation related to the protection of common and private property to be revised to increase the penalties for vandals, particularly graffiti artists.
The association had seen graffiti all over the country, but particularly in cities, its president Manuel Machado, who is also the mayor of Coimbra said.

It does not make sense to be asking for more funding for urban regeneration while tolerating improper conduct that affects and destroys the heritage, he said.



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