Protection from protesters – Behind these boards, Winston Churchill, groups from the Black-Lives-Matter is motion on call for the weekend in the UK, to demonstrations against racism and police violence. Therefore, it has been sheathed in London, the Statue of the legendary Prime Minister Churchill. Opinion was painted and veiled: The Statue of Winston Churchill at Westminster Square.Video: Tamedia
From the fear of damage during Anti-racism protests, the Statue of the legendary Prime Minister Winston Churchill (1874-1965) in front of the British Parliament, has been dressed up on Friday with boards.
all of the monument to The wartime Prime Minister on the Parliament Square in the past week, with the lettering “Had been sprayed a racist”. Also just a few hundred metres away, Central war memorial Cenotaph was barricaded for safety’s sake.
“Absurd and shameful”
called for Various groups from the Black-Lives-Matter-movement (“Black lives count”) for the weekend in the UK, demonstrations against racism and police violence. Extreme-right groups, announced to protect monuments””. Triggered the protests by the violent death of the African-American George Floyd in the United States at the end of may.
Already at 8. June had to be removed in London in connection with Anti-racism demonstrations Sprayereien of the Churchill Statue. Reuters also this weekend called for demonstrations against racism and police violence. For safety’s sake, was now encased that’s why the Statue of Churchill. REUTERSIn Cape town was swept away the Statue of the British colonialists, Cecil Rhodes from the Base. keystone-sda.ch1 / 12
the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson called it on Twitter “absurd and shameful” that the Churchill Statue was exposed to the risk of damage. She was a “constant reminder of his achievement in this country – and throughout Europe – to have a fascist and racist tyranny saved”. Churchill was sometimes brought, but also their opinions, which were unacceptable.
a slave trader Colston should be reported to the Museum
In Bristol, had thrown ripped demonstrators in the sculpture of the slave-dealer Edward Colston from the Base and into the Harbor (20 minutes). It has now been salvaged and is to be exhibited in a Museum.
In the course of the week several of the statues in London, authorities were removed, because they reminded us of the personalities that were involved in the slave trade. In other parts of the country, there were demands to remove the statues of controversial figures.