Anti-monarchists are anticipated to protest King Charles' coronation, however the royals aren’t any strangers to demonstrations. Listed below are 10 different instances crowds got here out in opposition to them.

William and Kate confronted protests on their Caribbean royal tour marking Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.

Prince William and Kate Middleton tour a chocolate factory in Belize

Prince William and Kate Middleton in Belize in 2022.

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William and Kate needed to cancel the primary cease of the tour in Belize after locals organized a protest in opposition to the royals.

The royals got permission to land their helicopter on a soccer subject that was embroiled in a land dispute between Belize residents and Flora and Fauna Worldwide (FFI), a conservation group that lists William as a patron, Reuters reported. 

Protesters carried indicators that learn, “Prince William go away our land,” “Not your land, not your resolution,” and “Colonial legacy theft continues with Prince & FFI,” in keeping with Reuters. 

Because the couple visited Jamaica, protesters gathered outdoors the British Excessive Fee in Kingston, CBS Information reported. The protesters, who have been demanding that the UK pay reparations for its slave-trade previous, carried indicators that learn, “Seh Yuh Sorry!” and “Apologize now!”

Earlier than Kate and William arrived in Jamaica, The Advocates Network Jamaica — which is an “unincorporated, non-partisan alliance of organizations and people in Jamaica and the Jamaican Diaspora,” as its official overview states — had revealed an open letter to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge about why they might be protesting. 

“We see no purpose to have fun 70 years of the ascension of your grandmother to the British throne as a result of her management, and that of her predecessors, have perpetuated the best human rights tragedy within the historical past of humankind,” the letter learn.

In a speech throughout a dinner held by the governor normal of Jamaica, William expressed “profound sorrow” over the historical past of slavery.

“Slavery was abhorrent and it by no means ought to have occurred,” mentioned William within the speech that was despatched to Insider by Kensington Palace, Insider’s Armani Syed reported.

“I strongly agree with my father, the Prince of Wales, who mentioned in Barbados final 12 months that the appalling atrocity of slavery endlessly stains our historical past,” he added, referencing Charles’ speech when Barbados formally turned a republic.


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