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Obama Statue Booted From Jakarta Park

Controversial bronze is moved to school Obama attended

(Newser) - A controversial statue of Barack Obama as a boy has been removed from a Jakarta park after an angry campaign to boot the homage to the American president. The bronze statue of a 10-year-old Barack is being moved nearby to the grounds of an affluent Indonesian school Obama attended. The... More »

Obama Statue Will Leave Indonesian Park

'Little Barry' bound for president's old school

(Newser) - A statue of President Obama that has drawn the ire of tens of thousands on Facebook will be moved from a park in Jakarta, Indonesia, to a less prominent spot near his old school. That location “is more appropriate,” an official tells AFP . He said the statue will... More »

Indonesia May Tear Down Obama Statue

Facebook drives puts matter on government agenda

(Newser) - Under pressure from a 55,000-member-strong Facebook group , Indonesian authorities are considering tearing down a statue of Barack Obama as a boy, less than a month after it was erected in a Jakarta park near Obama’s childhood home. “We’ve been discussing ... whether to take it down, move... More »

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