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The expert explained the senselessness of the demolition of the monument for anti-racism

Campaign against monuments in the UK – very unusual for this country, a phenomenon, moreover, that modern English – "racially colorblind", said in an interview with RIA Novosti British professional tourist guide Jerry Miller.

British activists on the backdrop of the anti-racism campaign that started after the death at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd, had prepared a list of monuments to be demolished, and institutions and streets in need, from their point of view, in renaming. During the recent protests hooligans caused racist inscriptions on a monument to Winston Churchill in London, and in Bristol piled with pedestal and threw into the Bay the monument to merchant, philanthropist and MP Edward Colston.

In Australia, the police detained two suspects in the desecration of the monument

Police in the Australian province of New South Wales have arrested two women on suspicion of desecration of a monument to the British discoverer captain James cook.

Two women, 27 and 28, were arrested and taken to the police station. They found the bag with the aerosol spray paint.