Two women have already been charged with vandalising the statue.
New South Wales Police were called to protect the statue of Captain James Cook in Sydney’s Hyde Park on Friday (12 June).
Amid the Black Lives Matter protests in Australia, echoing those held around the world, there have been calls for statues of colonial figures to be removed and replaced with more inclusive figures.
The Captain Cook statue in Sydney has faced such calls, and the state’s police were deployed in large numbers to prevent anyone from touching it.
INFORMATION. This Saturday a public rally against multicultural violence will be held in Härnösand, Sweden. The event is in response to the murder and rape that took place in the town at the weekend.
Nordfront has announced that a public rally will be held on Stora torget square in Härnösand, northern Sweden, on Saturday at 1 p.m. The meeting will honour the patriot Tommie Lindh, who was murdered at the weekend after he tried to stop a rape by a racial foreigner.
Two years ago, 18-year-old Pamela Mastropietro was abducted, raped, tortured for several days in Italy and then killed by migrants from Nigeria.
It was found cut and partially eaten.
Did the world protest? Were there huge speeches, protests? Did the media and politicians talk about racism then?
Did her funeral be broadcast by the largest television channels in the world as well as the funeral of G. Floyd?
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On June 19, 1865, enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free. Now, 155 years later, people in cities and towns across the U.S. continue to mark the occasion with celebrations.