© Reuters. A graffiti is seen on the statue of Winston Churchill, in London
LONDON (Reuters) – A statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill reverse parliament was on Wednesday sprayed with graffiti by protesters declaring him a racist for the second time in 4 months. The plinth of the World Battle Two chief’s statue on Parliament Sq. (NYSE:) was sprayed in yellow paint with the phrases “is a racist”. “We’ve got arrested a person in Parliament Sq. on suspicion of inflicting prison injury to the Winston Churchill statue,” the Metropolitan police mentioned on Twitter. The statue was defaced in June throughout a fractious finish to a largely peaceable protest over the dying of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis, prompting authorities to board it up for a interval.
Floyd’s dying in police custody in May sparked protests about racial inequality throughout the USA and Europe and reignited a debate in Britain about monuments to these concerned within the nation’s imperialist previous.
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