Edward Colston statue retrieved from Bristol Harbour and taken to ‘secure location’

The statue of Edward Colston has been retrieved from Bristol Harbour and taken to “secure location” after it was thrown in the water by Black Lives Matters protesters.

The monument was pulled from the water by workers from the city’s council on Thursday morning.

It is set to be moved into a museum.

Bristol City Council said it would let residents decide what would replace the statue of slave trader Colston.

Read more: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/06/11/black-lives-matter-protest-edward-colston-statue-retrieved-bristol

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