25 September 2018

Oceanic sculpture of Bolton teenager destroyed by armed police

The artistic representation of Charles Cooper was erected in the coastal waters off the beautiful Maldives one month ago as part of a $1million project led by the Museo Atl├íntico — a collection of 300 underwater statues.

But in the past few days, the 'Coralarium' has been destroyed under the orders of Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, who said the artistic installation was a plot by the 'Western-backed opposition' to undermine Islam.

.... “Demolition of the installation seems to be part of the national elections and aimed at 'courting religious vote'". [This Is Lancashire] Read more