04:44 GMT08 March 2021
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    An art exhibition dedicated to martyrs in world history which was scheduled to take place in the capital of Denmark may partially be dedicated to the perpetrators of terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris.

    Along with the depictions of various historical figures, the exhibition will apparently include photographs and replicas of personal belongings of brothers Ibrahim and Khalid El-Bakraoui who carried out the recent suicide bombing attack in Brussels airport, as well as Foued Mohamed-Aggad, who was responsible for a similar act committed during the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015.

    According to The Local, the exhibits related to these characters will be displayed along with those of notable characters who died for their cause, like Joan of Arc and Socrates.

    "Our exhibit is really about describing the term 'martyr' from as many different angles as possible and through history," said Ida Grarup Nielsen, a representative of the artist collective called The Other Eye of The Tiger which intends to hold the exhibition.

    Furthermore, a guide will explain to the visitors who Foued Mohamed-Aggad was and what he did, and the story will apparently be told "more from his point of view."

    While the identities and actions of El-Bakraoui brothers won’t be covered during a guided tour, their images and replicas of their personal effects, including a glove worn by one of them to reportedly conceal a detonator will apparently be put on display, The Local points out.

    Diego Gugliotta, a member of the Venstre political party, has already decried this initiative and reported it to the authorities for "encouraging terrorism.

    The exhibition is scheduled to take place from May 26 until June 10 in a former abattoir located in the Kødbyen district of Copenhagen.


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