The fund, set up to support the defendants in the Colston statue toppling case, has smashed 50% of the target of £15K! At the time of writing, it sits at £8,187, so 54%. Here’s a reminder of why the fund exists;
On 7th June 2020, ten thousand people in Bristol succeeded where countless petitions, articles and other public objections had fallen short, removing a century-old public tribute to racism and slavery. For toppling the Colston statue, four of the ten thousand have been singled-out to face criminal damage charges and need our support before they go to trial later this year.
If you want to know more and bung a few quid into the pot, you can do so here.