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# edward-colston - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees tweeted: “I understand people want expression, but the statue has been put up without permission.”

# edward-colston - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Statue of slave-trader Edward Colston replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester

The memorial to the 17th Century slave merchant was pulled down last month.

# edward-colston - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Man arrested over toppling of slave-trader MP statue in Bristol

The 24-year-old was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and has been released under investigation.

# edward-colston - Sunday 14 June, 2020

'Statues don't embody history': The debate around Ireland's public monuments after Colston

Dr Ebun Joseph says it’s time to move the conversation away from “dead white men”.

# edward-colston - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council

Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees had previously confirmed the statue would be exhibited in a museum.

# edward-colston - Sunday 7 June, 2020

UK police investigate after protesters throw statue of slave-trader MP into Bristol harbour

A crowd which had joined a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol tore down the statue of Edward Colston.