mandag 11. januar 2016

Golden Mao Statue in China, Nearly Finished, Is Brought Down by Criticism

Just two days after images of a giant gold-colored statue of Mao in the bare fields of Henan Province spread across the Internet, the statue was gone — torn down apparently on the orders of embarrassed local officials. Villagers said demolition teams arrived on Thursday morning, and by Friday morning, only a pile of rubble remained. Read more