In the Danish capital Copenhagen, the vandals poured blue and white paint the little Mermaid statue — the symbol of the city. About this in his Twitter reported the local police Department.
Københavns Politi (@KobenhavnPoliti)
14 June 2017, 05:20
Next to the sculpture on the pavement attackers left the inscription: “Free Abdullah”. Who exactly is meant is not specified. On suspicion in Commission of crime a tall, blond girl.
The monument is not the first time becomes the object of abuse by vandals. May 30, unknown persons painted the little Mermaid red. Next to the statue was the slogan, written in red paint: “Denmark to defend the whales of the Faroe Islands”.
The statue created by Danish sculptor Edvard Eriksen was opened in the port of Copenhagen in 1913. She portrays the character of the fairy tale “the little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen. The sculpture is one of the most famous symbols of Copenhagen. Copies installed, in particular in Amsterdam, Paris and London.
The monument has repeatedly suffered attacks — the little Mermaid dressed in a hijab was thrown into the water, painted in pink, beheaded and blown up.