Black Lives Matter protesters gather around the statue of Winston Churchill following a march through central London, in Britain, on June 21. Photo: Getty Images
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Anti-racism protests have seen statues toppled from the US to the UK. In China, those once celebrated also fell from favour

  • Throughout Chinese history, prominent figures have been commemorated at shrines built in their honour
  • Many have not endured, as those they remember are forgotten or destroyed as attitudes change
Black Lives Matter protesters gather around the statue of Winston Churchill following a march through central London, in Britain, on June 21. Photo: Getty Images
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