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Protesters Cover French Colonial-Era Statues in Red Paint

(PARIS) — Two Paris statues related to France’s colonial era were daubed with red paint Monday amid a global movement to take down monuments to figures tied to slavery or colonialism. One statue was of Hubert Lyautey, near the gold-domed Invalides monument that houses Napoleon’s tomb. Lyautey served in Morocco, Algeria, Madagascar and Indochina when…

Protesters Cover French Colonial-Era Statues in Red Paint

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