Protesters burn Sun Falklands advert

A protester sets fire to the paper with The Sun advert
A protester sets fire to the paper with The Sun advert Credit: Reuters

Activists have set fire to copies of the English-language Buenos Aires Herald newspaper as they burn an advert taken out by British tabloid newspaper The Sun, that defends Britain's right to govern the Falkland Islands.

The advert taken out by The Sun burns in Argentina
The advert taken out by The Sun burns in Argentina Credit: Reuters

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'Hands off Falklands' paper ad

The Sun has published an open letter advert in an Argentine paper warning the country to keep their "hands off" the Falklands. It is in response to president Cristina Kirchner's call on Britain to hand them over in an open letter ad in The Guardian.