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Colston statue dumped in harbour so council wouldn’t put it back up, defendant tells court
The case has been adjourned until 4 January, when the jury will hear closing speeches from the prosecution and defence, as well as the judge’s summing up of evidence.
Descendant of enslaved person says Colston’s statue remaining in place was ‘profoundly shameful’
The act ‘centred’ a global conversation about Britain’s role in the slave trade, she told the trial of the Colston 4.
Colston ‘heavily involved’ in Britain’s most prolific slave trading company, David Olusoga tells statue-toppling trial
The historian gave expert evidence as a witness for the defence in the trial of the so-called Colston 4.
Council failed to consider removing slaver’s statue despite ‘great concerns’, trial of Colston 4 hears
Trial day 2: The monument brought Bristol ‘face to face with painful, shameful aspects’ of its past, the court heard.
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