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Colonial era statues cause protests in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. 9 June 2020. Following the Black Lives Matter protests, anti racism campaigners have targeted statues of historical figures who were allegedly involved in the slave trade. The statue of Henry Dundas, the first Viscount Melville in St Andrew Square has been targeted by politicians who want it removed. Also targeted was this shopfront in Dundas Street that was sprayed with graffiti. Iain Masterton/Alamy Live News

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Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. 9 June 2020. Following the Black Lives Matter protests, anti racism campaigners have targeted statues of historical figures who were allegedly involved in the slave trade. The statue of Henry Dundas, the first Viscount Melville in St Andrew Square has been targeted by politicians who want it removed. Also targeted was this shopfront in Dundas Street that was sprayed with graffiti. Iain Masterton/Alamy Live News