Protesters in Bristol pulled down and tipped into the harbour the bronze statue of Edward Colston. Photo: DPA Protesters in Bristol pulled down and tipped into the harbour the bronze statue of Edward Colston. Photo: DPA
Protesters in Bristol pulled down and tipped into the harbour the bronze statue of Edward Colston. Photo: DPA

Toppling of UK slave trader’s statue woke many to nation’s dark history

  • Toppling of statue honouring slave trader Edward Colston has fuelled discussion about monuments to historic figures
  • Since George Floyd’s death in the US, protests have spread to other countries including Britain

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Protesters in Bristol pulled down and tipped into the harbour the bronze statue of Edward Colston. Photo: DPA Protesters in Bristol pulled down and tipped into the harbour the bronze statue of Edward Colston. Photo: DPA
Protesters in Bristol pulled down and tipped into the harbour the bronze statue of Edward Colston. Photo: DPA
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