Vandal Damages China’s Iconic Mao Portrait – Reuters

From Reuters:

Www.ReutersA vandal damaged the giant portrait of China’s late Chairman Mao Zedong that hangs over the Forbidden City on Saturday, prompting police to clear the area and adjacent , witnesses said.

Most of the picture was intact, but workers could be seen in a crane cleaning the lower left area of the huge portrait, which appeared damaged by soot after the vandal hurled a burning object at it. Police were swarming the area. [Full text]

May 12, 2007 2:54 PM
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