However, the sculpture is loved by all, and a number of times, the mermaid exposed to various types of attacks. As recently as January, someone wrote ”Free will " in Hong Kong” in the two times the head has been cut off.
on the Night of Friday, it was that time of year again, when someone wrote ”racist "fish” (workers' party-fish) with the black letters on the rock that the mermaid sits on.
" We're headlining the acts of vandalism and launched an investigation, said a spokesman for the commissioner of the copenhagen police told Reuters.
At one time it was painted, the little mermaid, the green one of the many attacks against the statue.Photo by: < / b> BORBERG THOMAS / the PRESS PHOTO , POLFOTO . ”very Difficult to tell what is racist”
At the moment, it is difficult to determine why the message was written on the mermaid.
However, in the anti-racist protests in the spring and summer, just as the statues and images of the historical figures have been the subject of criticism.
< TT News agency writes that several of the statues in Copenhagen, has been the victim of damage to property, including the depiction of the priest Hans Egede and the first resolution of Mahatma Gandhi, as well as a statue of the former king of denmark, Christian IV.
According to Reuters, HC Andersen's fairy tale about the mermaid, have not been the subject of some criticism. However, one upcoming remake of the fairy tale provoked a reaction.
" of Course, you can read about all of the literary texts of a variety of glasses. However, I have been a little bit difficult to see the racism in the adventure of ”The little mermaid”, says Ane Grum-Schwensen, an employee at the HC Andersen Centre at the University of southern denmark) to the RIGHT.