Regional News • Europe • United Kingdom
2020-06-07T18:30:01+00:00

BLM protesters in Bristol topple slave trader statue

BLM protesters in Bristol topple slave trader statue
Statue of Edward Colston being pushed into Bristol Harbour Credit: BBC (Reproduction)

Black Lives Matter protesters in Bristol, England, pulled down the statue of Edward Colston and then rolled it into the city's harbour.

Colson, a slave trader that was on the board of the Royal African Company in the 17th century and his statue was erected in the centre of Bristol in 1895.

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