December 1, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Climate Activists Plead Not Guilty After Throwing Soup on Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

Two female climate activists who threw soup on one of Vincent Van Gogh’s most famous paintings pleaded not guilty to criminal damage charges on Saturday.
A third female climate activist also pleaded not guilty at a separate hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.
She was charged with criminal damage after spraypainting the sign outside the Met’s headquarters in London on Friday.
Both incidents were part of the ongoing anti-fossil fuel campaign organised by the climate activist group Just Stop Oil.
On Friday morning, Anna Holland, 20, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and Phoebe Plummer, 21, from Clapham, London, threw two tins of Heinz Tomato soup over Van Gogh’s Sunflower at the National Gallery in London. They then glued their hands onto the wall below the painting….
Source: The Epoch Times