I posted earlier about the 67-foot statue of Charlie Chaplin being built for a movie being filmed in Ottinene. The project is being protested now on religious grounds (Chaplin being seen as a Christian).
Chaplin wasn't a religious man, but interesting to see how religion is playing a role in this event. It sounds like they will be re-locating the statue, but here's a link to the latest news on this matter. LINK
Update March 15, 2009 - Activists Block Chaplin statue (Guardian UK)
Update March 21, 2009 - FINALLY, the Chaplin statue finds a place to go up near Bidadi. more>