Gang jailed for disrupting art exhibitions (ctd.)

May 19 2016

Video: You Tube / RT

Further to my post below about the silly but not criminal (in my opinion) You Tubers staging a hoax art theft at Tate, today we had Greenpeace scaling the front of the British Museum and closing the site for four hours. Doubtless these protesters - amongst whom I could not see any black youths - will not face 20 weeks of jail, even though the disruption to the public was, in closing London's busiest museum for four hours, arguably more substantial than to the visitors at the Tate.

I cannot imagine that no damage was done to the BM's listed facade as the columns were scaled.

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