Gandhi statue hidden by UK police after threat by Black Lives Matter movement


LONDON: Mahatma Gandhi?s statue at the Parliament Square has been covered and boarded up completely to protect it from anti-racism and anti-fascism Black Lives Matter protestors, who have threatened to bring down nearly 60 statues across Britain of those historic figures who expressed racist views towards black people. The statue of Mahatma Gandhi right outside the British Parliament is among several monuments covered and boarded up in London, ahead of another set of planned protests to condemn racism and the racist killing of African-American George Floyd.