London sees growing calls to remove statues amid protests
Police in London placed strict limits on protesters ahead of demonstrations on Saturday. The restrictions by the Metropolitan Police applied toprotesters, and to left and right-wing groups that have notified the force of their intention to hold rallies in the capital. Groups have been told they must stick to specific routes and all events must end at 5:00 p.m. BST.
Met Commander Bas Javid warned protesters to reconsider gathering at all due to thepandemic saying, “we are asking you not to come to London, and let your voices be heard in other ways.”
Hundreds of far-right activists have stated they plan to surround colonial-era statues, which have become a lightning rod for debate and defacement over the past week.
Across the U.K. are dozens of monuments to those who traded …continued .
[Source: CBS News]