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Malawians Protest Statue of 'Racist' Gandhi

Activists in Malawi are protesting construction of a statue of India’s independence leader Mahatma Gandhi.  The statue in the commercial capital Blantyre is being erected as part of a deal for India to construct a $10 million convention center.  A group of protesters says the statue is an insult to Malawians and Africa because of racial slurs Ghandi made as a young man.   An online campaign in Malawi has collected nearly 4,000 signatures against erecting a statue of India’s...

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