With thanks to Jed West for the link, from the Brisbane Courier Mail comes the New Year’s Eve report of a symbolic act of arson – the blowing up and burning of a beautiful Christmas Tree in downtown Brussels, Belgium.
Male voices can be heard as the silhouetted figures withdraw from the conflagration: Allahu Akbar!
With regard to the video, which originally appeared on a Facebook page, according to the Courier Mail:
The original uploader, named as Mohamed Amine in the video description, has since taken down his Facebook page.
Welcome to the New Year, Europe.