Like them or loathe them, Rhodes Must Fall are not “destroying history”

It’s the line that just won’t die.

Although the Rhodes Must Fall campaign has petered out in recent months and it’s leader’s Facebook posts have overtaken the movement in terms of media attention, critics of the movement continue to claim it designed to destroy history.

An Oxford Don has even compared the movement’s desire to remove a statue honouring the father of Apartheid to¬†“Isil’s destruction of Antiquities”.

This could not be further from the truth.

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