The statue of Edward Colston, toppled at a Black Lives Matter demonstration

Bristol: Six people forced to pay £100 for toppling slave trader

Six men have accepted conditional cautions of £100, according to reports in the right wing media. They were accused of helping to pull down the statue of Bristol slave trader Edward Colston.

The brave action of these six comrades should be celebrated, and they deserve all of our support and solidarity.

Protesters throw the statue of Edward Colston into Bristol harbour

To read about the day that Colston fell click here

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