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Paint Thrown Over Sir George Statue

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White paint has been thrown over the statue of Sir George Carteret in St Peter’s village overnight

It follows fresh calls this week for the figure to be removed because of his links with the slave trade.

The parish constable and the former father of the parish at the time the statue was put up in 2014,  have both said it should remain.

A statue of a prominent slave trader has been recovered after being thrown into the harbour in Bristol.

The monument to Edward Colston was removed from its plinth last week as part of the Black Lives Matter protests.

The City Council says it’s going to be taken to a secure location before forming part of a museum collection.

A monument of Lord Baden Powell – who founded the Scout movement – is being taken down in Poole.

Over 1,000 have said via a Jersey Peeps poll that they don’t want the Statue removed.

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William Grant avatar

Everyone today is supporting the use of human trafficking, child exploitation, forced labour and other forms of modern slavery in some way or other.   Either by purchasing the latest fashionable trainers or the latest smart gadgets, that are made in the far east in crap work conditions.   The batteries powering your smart devices or laptops, the materials used to make these are mined, who mines these materials forced labour.   Not one person has yet touched on the subject of ‘today’ or ‘tomorrow’ we are all concentrating our energy on one statue that’s already been standing for years.… Read more »

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