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Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford: Live Blog


12.33 After some technical difficulties, we’re back online! Organisers are reading out a statement of solidapurity from RMF in South Africa.


11.59 University security car arriving shortly before the protest.


11.53 We’re just heading over to Oriel Square now to follow the protest. After a statue of infamous colonialist Cecil Rhodes was removed from the university of Cape Town earlier this year, the Rhodes Must Fall campaign has reached Oxford, and nearly 2,000 people have signed a petition demanding that Oriel take down what they perceive to be a glorification of an architect of apartheid.

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