Indonesia mulls tearing down Obama statue

JAKARTA (AFP) — Indonesian authorities said Monday they are considering a petition to tear down a statue of US President Barack Obama as a boy, only a month after the bronze was unveiled in Jakarta.

The statue of “Little Barry” — as Obama was known when he lived in the capital in the late 1960s — stands in central Jakarta’s Menteng Park, a short walk from the US president’ former elementary school.

via AFP: Indonesia mulls tearing down Obama statue.

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