Defendants cleared of Colston statue criminal damage

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Rhian Graham, Milo Ponsford, Sage Willoughby, and Jake Skuse have been cleared at Bristol Crown Court of criminal damage for pulling down a statue of slave trader Edward Colston during a Black Lives Matter protest in June 2020. Speaking outside of court, Rhian Graham said she was "overwhelmed" in the wake of the jury's verdicts.

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