In the Book Of Daniel, chapter 2, Daniel interpreted a dream of Nebuchadnezzar II, king of Babylon. The king saw a gigantic statue made of four metals, from its gold head to its feet of mingled iron and clay; The four metals represented the mighty empires in the history of the world.
Protesters in Montreal pulled down and defaced a statue of John Macdonald, Canada's first prime minister, as police stood by, echoing attacks on controversial historical figures in the US. The statue's head was broken off as it slammed to the ground from its high pedestal on Saturday in Montreal's Dominion Square. Activists were shielded from view with umbrellas and sheets as they unbolted the statue, which was pulled from behind with a strap around its neck.
Thousands of pro-opposition women marched and tried to breach a police cordon in central Minsk on Saturday while ‘motor rallies’ were held in support of President Alexander Lukashenko, as political turmoil continues in Belarus. The women were carrying flowers, white-red-white flags and white-red-white umbrellas, and chanting slogans such as "Shame!", "We will not forget, we will not forgive!" and "Long live Belarus!" The protesters had planned to march along Independence Avenue, but minibuses blocked their way.