I was wondering what Rioters thought about the Siev X Memorial that is being assembled in Weston Park.
Soon weâ€™ll have 300 decorated poles in the park to â€˜honourâ€™ the 353 people who drowned on the â€˜refugeeâ€™ boat Siev X.
While, perhaps, commendable where will it all end? I wonder why the same people didnâ€™t erect 2,948 poles as a memorial for those who died in September 11. Or perhaps 270 poles as a memorial when Pam AM 103 was blasted out of the sky over Lockerbie. Of course there is also the London Bombings which killed 56 people. Perhaps these arenâ€™t politically correct enough to have poles erected in Canberra.
Again I ask where does it end and who decides what human tragedy is â€˜honouredâ€™ over another.
I also note Nero Stanhope will be the guest speaker at the Siev X Memorial Ceremony, say no more. Another chance for us to learn more about his black armband theory of history.
Perhaps Rioters could suggest other world events that could be dedicated in Weston Park.