Theo van Gogh monument defiled

The monument to murdered film-maker Theo van Gogh in Amsterdam was covered in graffiti on Saturday night, reports Monday’s Volkskrant. The words ‘Al-Qaeda’ and the date 27-11-2007 were written on it in large black letters.

The police have no idea who did it or if the date has any special significance.
The Scream, designed by Jeroen Henneman and showing Van Gogh in profile, was unveiled in March 2007 in the Oosterpark in Amsterdam, close to where the film-maker was murdered in November 2004.

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