Peterloo was the massacre that led to a new democratic era | Curio

Peterloo was the massacre that led to a new democratic era

8 mins | Aug 24, 2019

How the attack on peaceful Manchester protesters 200 years ago is still relevant today. As Britain observes the bicentenary of the massacre of peaceful protestors at Peterloo, the right to freedom of demonstration feels more essential and more precarious than ever, writes Richard J Evans, in the Guardian.

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From The Guardian