Lego Street Crime Mural Goes ‘Viral’ in Malaysia

Credit: Yahoo! Sport New Zealand

Credit: Yahoo! Sport New Zealand

Last week, Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic stenciled the above mural onto a building in the Malaysian city of Johor Baru. According to Yahoo!, Malaysian authorities were quick to remove the image. Since then, copies of the image have sprung up around Johor Baru, in the capital of Kuala Lampur, and elsewhere in Malaysia. As you can imagine, the image has been reposted on social media sites. One reposter captioned the image:

“Spread the word! Don’t let these silly officials hide the problem. We need a safer Malaysia.”

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  1. […] GlobalPost gives us some insight into why Malaysian authorities painted over Ernest Zacharevic’s street mural: […]

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