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Charlottesville: Petition calls for Robert E Lee statue to be replaced with one of murdered protester Heather Heyer

04:47 EDT 21 Aug 2017 | Yahoo News

Charlottesville: Petition calls for Robert E Lee statue to be replaced with one of murdered protester Heather HeyerA petition has been set up to call for the replacement of a statue of US Confederate Army general Robert E Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, with one of an anti-racist protester who was killed in the town during violent clashes. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed after a car was rammed at crowds during a white supremacy rally on 12 August at which she had been a counter-protester. A known white supremacist, James Fields Jr, has been charged with Ms Heyer’s murder in the attack that left 19 others injured.


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