This Monument news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about monuments from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
News articles are ordered by publication date, with the newest article listed first and the oldest article listed last.
- Statues to get protection from 'baying mobs'
The government is planning new laws to stop England's monuments
being removed "on a whim" by protesters.
BBC News. Sunday, 17 Jan 2021.
- 'Alyonushka Of The Apocalypse:' Russian Monument Gets Laughed Out Of Town
In the Russian city of Novovoronezh, a poorly designed statue was so widely loathed that officials had it dismantled -- but not before it became a joke on social media. ...
Radio Liberty. Saturday, 16 Jan 2021.
- Sri Lanka: War monument to be rebuilt after hunger strike
A memorial to Tamils killed in Sri Lanka's civil war is to be rebuilt after protests at its demolition.
BBC News. Monday, 11 Jan 2021.
- Washington monument closes through Biden's inauguration due to 'credible threats'
The National Park Service said Monday it is suspending tours of the Washington Monument
until Jan. 24 or longer due to "credible threats" from groups involved in the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Fox News. Monday, 11 Jan 2021.
- Teachers adapt lesson plans following assault on the Capitol
Teachers discuss monumental events with their students in their classes. But following the assault on the U.S. Capitol, they pivoted to discussing history in the making. Nancy Chen reports.
CBS News. Sunday, 10 Jan 2021.
- Louis Kahn-Designed Dorms in India May Be Razed
Plans to demolish part of a Kahn project at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad are drawing objections from preservationists, like the World Monuments
New York Times. Thursday, 31 Dec 2020.
- Native American Marine repeatedly tased by park ranger for going off trail
Darrell House, a Navajo and Oneida Marine veteran, has shared a video showing a park ranger repeatedly hitting him with a stun gun at New Mexico's Petroglyph National Monument.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020.
- Recapping The Film And TV Industry In 2020
We recap the monumental year 2020 has been for film and television, from the Coronavirus to the George Floyd protests and more.
Forbes. Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020.
- 2020 Has Been the Year of SPAC IPOs: Here Are the Prominent 4
The year 2020 has witnessed a monumental rise in the IPO and M&A field is the rise of Black Check or Special Purchase Acquisition Company (SPAC).
Zacks. Monday, 28 Dec 2020.
- Black Lives Matter: Monument of Waterloo hero and slave trader Thomas Picton will STAND
A campaign was launched to have the monument
to Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton in Carmarthen removed after the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol.
Daily Mail. Monday, 21 Dec 2020.
- George Floyd featured on cover of National Geographic
The cover photo shows Floyd's face with the words "BLM" projected onto a monument
of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
ABC News. Saturday, 19 Dec 2020.
- Visit by COVID-infected interior secretary closes Washington Monument
A spokesperson said that a couple of employees have had to quarantine since the secretary's visit.
Fox News. Saturday, 19 Dec 2020.
- Why Just 'Adding Context' to Controversial Monuments May Not Change Minds
Research shows that visitors often ignore information that conflicts with what they already believe about history
Smithsonian. Friday, 18 Dec 2020.
- Virginia Museum Will Lead Efforts to Reimagine Richmond Avenue Once Lined With Confederate Monuments
Governor Ralph Northam's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year earmarks $11 million for the project
Smithsonian. Friday, 18 Dec 2020.
- Armenian monuments are at risk in Azerbaijan. L.A. artists make their own to keep memory alive
Armenian cultural legacy is at risk in Nagorno-Karabakh, or Artsakh. With Trump officials unresponsive, artists are drawing attention to the issue.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020.
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