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End BP sponsorship at British Museum

British Museum, London. Sat 16 Feb 2019



 

 BP or Not BP perform briefly in one of the museum galleries with a banner 'British Museum - Proudly Sponsored

 by Climate Change ' and the BP logo

 They play the role of BP executives, boasting how much good publicity they get from such a small amount

 of money to the museum, and how it helps to cover up their criminal actitivies in promoting fossil fuel and

 global warming.
     
 Oil drips down from their mouths as they stand there

 

 They pose with the banner in several other places of the Assyrian galleries

 pointing out the BP logo on the display stands

 and standing in front of some of the Assyrian objects.

 

 

 

 and finish by posing for a selfie before going back to the Great Hall

 where they repeat the performance in front of the entrance to the current BP sponsored exhbition,

 'I am Ashurbanipal, King of the WOrld, King of Assyria which contains objects looted from Iraq after the US/UK invasion

 

 again more oil drips down from their mouths as they boast how sponsoring the British Museum diverts attention

 from their great contribution to climate change, and global pollution.

 

 At the front of the Great Hall a large crowd, mainly in black is taking part in the protest, with some actors dressed

 in bright red t-shirts with the message 'I Object to BP'

 

 They point their fingers to show their disgust at the guilt of BP and the British Museum and call for an end to

the sponsorship of the museum by dirty oil - and a company that has plundered the middle east for years

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