Protesters in the city of Baltimore in the American state of Maryland took off From the pedestal and recessed monument to Christopher Columbus on the background of fireworks in honor of independence Day in the U.S. capital the White house the protesters burned the US flag after the festive speeches of the President of Donald trump.
in Baltimore, As reported by local magazine Baltimore Sun, the crowd of protesters, shouting threw the rope to the statue of Columbus and was thrown off the pedestal, and then they moved her to the Bay and threw it in the water.
As underlined by the print edition, This is One of three monuments to Columbus in p.
Protesters at the White house, burning the flag, shouted slogans against "slavery, genocide and war" and " America was never great ", reports channel NBC. In the area of the event arrived employees of the police organization.
before trump, speaking With a festive speech on the occasion of independence Day, said that North America defeated the Nazis and the Communists, and will soon overcome and left." we are currently in the process of the defeat of radical leftists, Marxists, anarchists, agitators, looters, people who in many cases don't know what they do ", - said the head of the White house.
The American leader has noticed that the authorities will not allow "the angry mob" to demolish the sculpture, "erase history" and also to conduct propaganda among children and "trample" principles.
From the end of may in many major U.S. cities held protests and unrest in connection With the death of an African-American George Floyd during the arrest by law enforcement. One of the guards, who In a few minutes he felt a knee on his neck Floyd, accused of forcible deprivation of life, three otherwise aiding and abetting the deprivation of life.
against the background of protests throughout the United States began a spontaneous demolition of the monuments of the southerners during the Civil war. It also touched upon the statues of the discoverer of America Christopher Columbus, whose leftist activists blame the genocide of the indigenous inhabitants of America.
According to the official envoy of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova, the protests in the United States relate to the use in this country formula colored revolutions that Washington first used worldwide and now " the matrix made myself."