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“Change the date” and “No pride in genocide”: graffiti painted on a statue of Captain Cook in Sydney’s Hyde Park in August 2017 (James Cook: British explorer who “discovered” Australia in 1770)

You have read several reactions to the defacing of this statue. Which one do you agree with? Why?

- This statue should definitely be removed out of respect for Australia's first people!

- James Cook is part of our history, you can't just deny it!

- Ok, let's keep the statue, but keep the graffiti too!