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Edward Colston ships, But his memory has been honored for centuries in his home city of Bristol, benefited from his immense wealth.
While the government condemned his actions on Sunday, the protesters said they hoped That it meant change.That the slavery lasted for more
A monument in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, to commemorate a politician who delayed the abolition of slavery was spray-painted with The Words "George Floyd", and "BLM" (for Black Affairs Lives).
The 150ft (46m) high Melville Monument in Edinburgh, St Andrew Square, was erected in 1823 in memory of Henry Dundas.
Dundas was one of the most influential politicians in the 18th and 19th centuries and had the nickname "the uncrowned king".
He put approach, an amendment to a bill That abolished slavery in 1792, which, for a "step".The Base of the Melville Monument
thousands of people petitions have to be signed the call for The Monument removed.
"We need to tell Our Story and make sure That people understand Edinburgh's role in The World historically - not just the bits That we are proud of, but to be honest, the bits we are ashamed, as well," Edinburgh City Council leader Adam McVey Bbc Scotland said.King Leopold II, A statue of King Leopold II in Antwerp, was set On Fire and painted red
the people in Belgium are calling for the statues of the country to become the longest-reigning king, Leopold II, be reduced.
the Online petitions asking for their removal, collected tens of thousands of signatures, while some anti-racism have taken the protesters, the more Direct Action .
A bust of the colonial-era king in The City of Ghent was covered in red paint, with a cloth over the head marked with The Words "I can't breathe". The Cloth evokes the past spoken of George Floyd, a white Police Officer knelt on his neck, to the recent protests.
He turned it into a vast labour camp, make a fortune from the rubber trade. To collect those who resisted, the Slaves were often shot to death, and Leopold's troops were ordered, in The Hands of their victims.
Leopold ruled over the mass of dying to read by an estimated 10 million Congolese. He has also read the Congo in a human zoo in Belgium.
He was forced to abandon his control over the Congo Free State in 1908, but the country's independence from Belgium in 1960 to win.
the announcement of the decision to remove the 12-ton monument, erected in 1890, Governor Ralph Northam , said: "We have been preaching a false version of the story.
"The Statue has been a long time ago. But it was wrong, and it is wrong now. So we decided to get it. "
It is among the five Confederate statues on Monument Avenue, in the capital city of Richmond, which were marked with graffiti during the protests, including the messages with "stop White Supremacy ".
Robert E Lee was a commander of the pro-slavery Confederate States Army, a coalition of the southern States in the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865.
Lee is also married, in one of the wealthiest slave-holding families in Virginia and took a farewell of the army to run the country seat of The Family after his father-in-law ' s death. He met resistance from Slaves who expect to be freed.
documents show That he encouraged severe beatings for those who tried to escape. He is also said to have broken up slave families.
Many in the US view Lee.
Other Alliance were statues defaced by protesters.Winston Churchill , A statue of Winston Churchill in London was spray-painted with The Words "was a racist"
Churchill is praised for leading the United Kingdom, of the victory in the second World War .
He is described on the British government website, and the Greatest Ever Briton in 2002, was voted in a BBC poll.
But for some he remains a deeply controversial figure, in part because of his views on race.
"It is Absolutely Not in doubt That Churchill was a racist," said historian Richard Toye, co-author of the upcoming book the Churchill myths. "He certainly has to be considered White People to be superior to, He Said That explicitly.
"of course You have to acknowledge That Churchill's Victorian was-African background is certainly an influence on him, but I wouldn't say it was necessarily a defining or decisive influence on his racist views, because you have to swing, by the time," he added.
In the year of 2015 interview with The Bbc , John Charmley, author of " Churchill: The End of Glory, said the late Prime Minister believed in racial hierarchies in which white Protestant Christians were at The Top of white Catholics, while the Indians were higher than the Africans.
In 1937, Churchill "I do not admit for instance, That a great injustice has been done to the Red Indians in America or the Black People of Australia. I do not allow That injustice has been done to these people by the fact That a stronger race, a race, a higher grade race, a more worldly way, to say the least, has come and taken its place. "
Churchill also has criticism about his remarks about Jews and Islam, and his actions, or lack thereof, in the 1943 Bengal famine, which killed More Than two million people
Churchill's grandson, Sir Nicholas Soames , has said previously, his grandfather, a child of the Edwardian age "and spoke the language of [it]. "you might also be interested in the observation