Ghana : Ghana Will Remove ‘Racist’ Gandhi Statue From Its Oldest University

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I wonder if they're going to disenroll & deport all the Indian students too.


Based on the report I saw, perhaps some Indian students participated in the campus protest, along with faculty members, of which some may have been Indian as well.

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Ghana professors demand Gandhi statue be removed over his 'racist identity'


ACCRA, Ghana, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Professors at the University of Ghana successfully petitioned for the statue's removal, claiming it should be replaced with one of a local hero because of seemingly racist early writings by Gandhi about black South Africans.

Obadele Kambon, one of the organizers of the petition, said moving the statue was not enough, however, and that it should be sent back to India based on Gandhi's own estimation of the people walking past it every day.

"We don't think the statue would be well received anywhere in Ghana," Kambon said ...


http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-N...moved-over-his-racist-identity/5001475864560/


A statue of civil rights leader Mohandas Gandhi, pictured at right in 1946 with Jawaharlal Nehru, was successfully petitioned for removal by professors at the University of Ghana because of Ghandi's controversial early writings about black South Africans. File photo by Max Desfor/Dave Davis/Acme News Photos/UPI

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