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George Floyd verdict triggers BLM attack on Brisbane statue

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Robert Burns, whose poetry and songs include Auld Lang Syne, is dubbed the Bard of Scotland, with his statue erected in Centenary Place, Fortitude Valley, in 1929 by the Brisbane Burns Society.The Courier-Mail has been sent images showing graffiti scrawled across all fours sides of the stature including the words “genocide occurred here”. The graffiti appeared on the same morning that a US policeman was convicted for the murder of black man George Floyd, which sparked the Black Lives…



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