A statue of Christopher Columbus was vandalized with red paint at Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14, 2002. The fountain and statue were covered with paint and a sentence that read "150 Years of Resistance."
An elderly man cleans paint off a Holocaust monument in Lida, a town in the former Soviet republic of Belarus, on Oct. 14, 2003. The monument was set up in August 2003 at the site where dozens of Jews had been executed on a single day during World War II.
Municipal workers clean up graffiti criticizing U.S. President George W. Bush painted on the monument of former Brazilian President Juscelino Kubitschek on Nov. 3, 2005. Bush was in South America attending the fourth Summit of the Americas.
A vandalized statue of former President Hosni Mubarak stands next to the main road to Cairo in 6th October City, Egypt, on May 29, 2011. 6th October City was established in 1979 and named after Egypt's military operations in the 1973 war against Israel.