Hong Kong store owner rejects call to remove protest statue

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The owner of a children’s clothes shop in Hong Kong has refused a request from his landlord to remove a statue celebrating anti-government protests saying he wanted to teach children about democracy and he was not

Black Lives Matter protesters march through Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters in Tokyo took part in a Black Lives Matter march on Sunday, calling for an end to racial discrimination and police abuse after the killing of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis last month.

'Shameful' to threaten Churchill statue, says UK PM Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday it was “absurd and shameful” that a statue of Winston Churchill was at risk of attack by protesters, his strongest statement yet on a growing trend to challenge the

Confronting a bygone era, London removes slave trader statue

LONDON (Reuters) – A statue of Robert Milligan, an 18th century slave trader, was removed from its plinth outside a London museum on Tuesday after global anti-racism protests triggered a debate about how Britain commemorates its imperial past. Statues glorifying