Porthole 20 June 17

COPENHAGEN'S iconic Little Mermaid statue - a must see for any cruise visitor to the Danish capital - has been covered in blue and white paint, with the famous sea creature once again a magnet for dissent. Authorities are working hard to rectify the ugly blemish (below) which has happened just a few weeks after the mermaid was splattered in red paint in a previous protest against whaling in the Faroe Islands. This time the blue and white paint was accompanied by a cryptic message "Befri Abdulle" or "Free Abdulle" ...
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