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Protesters at Oxford University Demand Removal of Cecil Rhodes Statue - Video

© AFP 2022 / ADRIAN DENNISA statue of British businessman Cecil Rhodes is seen on the facade of Oriel College in Oxford, on February 5, 2016
A statue of British businessman Cecil Rhodes is seen on the facade of Oriel College in Oxford, on February 5, 2016 - Sputnik International
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Following the toppling and throwing into a river of a statue of politician and slave trader Edward Colston at a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol, the "Rhodes Must Fall" movement has renewed its calls to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes at Oxford University.

Live outside Oxford University, where people have gathered to call for the removal of a statue of Victorian imperialist Cecil Rhodes.

Back in 2016, hundreds of Oxford students campaigned for its removal and for the university curriculum to be updated to reflect the diversity of thought - but the university said the statue would remain.

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