This is a Dutch video, recorded in Hoorn town. It is about the statue of seventeenth century Dutch colonial governor in Indonesia, Jan Pieterszoon Coen, in the local Roode Steen square.
From yayasan K.U.K.B. in the Netherlands:
Invitation light monument January 11, 2013, Friday 18:30 at the Roode Steen in Hoorn
Why thousands of candles? Because we will ignite them at the Roode Steen square in Hoorn around the statue of Jan Pieterszoon Coen. In 1621, Coen “ethnically cleansed” the Indonesian Banda Islands, where thousands (estimated 15,000) men, women and children were killed.
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