Oxford ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ Protests Reignited as Racial Tensions Rise in Britain

June 15, 2020 05:01 PM
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The ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests that have erupted across the world in recent weeks have reinvigorated demands in Europe for statues of slave traders and colonial figures to be removed. A memorial to Cecil Rhodes at Oxford University is the focal point of protests in Britain. As VOA’s Henry Ridgwell reports from London, racial tensions are resurfacing as counter-protestors also take to the streets.

Camera: Henry Ridgwell