Remove the Statue of Christopher Columbus in London Belgrave Square

Remove the Statue of Christopher Columbus in London Belgrave Square

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Emanuel Mitchell started this petition to Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London) and

Remove statue of Christopher Columbus in London. Christopher Columbus was perpetrator of the following:

1) Columbus kidnapped a Carib woman and gave her to a crew member to rape. 
He also enslaved 1600 Arewak Indians 
2) on Hispaniola , a member of Columbus’s crew publicly cut off the ears of Indigenous Indians to shock others into submission. 

3) Columbus kidnapped and enslaved more than a thousand people on Hispaniola. 
4) Columbus forced Indians to collect gold for him or else die. 
5)About 50,000 Indians committed mass suicide rather than comply with the Spanish. 
6)56 years after Columbus’s first voyage, only 500 out of 300,000 Indians remained on Hispaniola. 
7)Settlers under Columbus sold 9 and 10 years old girls into sexual slavery. 
9)Indians slaves were beheaded when their Spanish captors couldn’t be bothered to untie them.  

10)In Cuba  7000 babies died in three months as a result of the genocide created by Columbus
11) They killed millions of people Between 1495 /1508 

Christopher Columbus is guilty of unlawful invasion Occupation of foreign land

And mass genocide There is no place in a modern society of statues Of such a person 

 

 

 

 

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