Series of protests defacing historical statues leave South Africans asking, 'Who's next?'

April 14, 2015 11:43 AM

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Series of protests defacing historical statues leave South Africans asking, 'Who's next?'

In this photo taken Tuesday, April 7, 2015, a statue splashed with green paint, below a statue of Paul Kruger, top, is seen after been vandalized on Pretoria's Church Square, South Africa. Excrement thrown at the statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes began a wave of vandalizing protests in South Africa. Memorials to South Africa’s colonial past were rejected as symbols of oppression by mainly young black protesters, as statues of British monarchs Queen Victoria and King George VI were splashed with paint, in the cities of Port Elizabeth and Durban respectively. (AP Photo/Michael Sheehan) (The Associated Press)

A statue of Britain's Queen Victoria, outside the Port Elizabeth city library, South Africa, Friday, April, 10, 2015 after being splashed with green paint. Excrement thrown at the statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes began a wave of vandalizing protests in South Africa. Memorials to South...

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