Threat to colonial statues & war memorials in South Africa

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Threat to colonial statues & war memorials in South Africa

Postby sstiles » 03 Apr 2015 22:18

Hi there
There is a serious threat of vandalism to all perceived monuments of the colonial era.
This may not just be a one-off. If people care please make your voice heard. Some links:

http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/We-set-statue-alight-EFF-20150403

http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/War-memorial-statue-in-Uitenhage-set-alight-20150402
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Re: Threat to colonial statues & war memorials in South Afr

Postby SWB » 04 Apr 2015 08:49

Could you please suggest some ways in which those who care "can make their voice heard"?
Researcher. Owner: The Register of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Interests: 24th Foot/South Wales Borderers/RRW/RW. South Africa generally. War memorials
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