A statue of Robert E Lee is removed from  a 70ft column at a prominent traffic circle in New Orleans, May 19th, 2017. Opposition to the removal of the statue and three others symbolic of the Confederacy has been intense; the state legislature passed a law in an attempt to thwart the removals, and contractors involved have been threatened. Photograph: Edmund D Fountain/New York Times

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