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British Museum closes to visitors as Energy Embargo for Palestine group gathers outside

New protest group is critical of London museum’s sponsorship by BP and seeks to make link with Gaza

The British Museum closed its doors to visitors on Sunday afternoon as hundreds of protesters gathered outside to demand that it end its partnership with BP – and sought to draw a link with the conflict in Gaza.

A new UK-based protest group, calling itself Energy Embargo for Palestine, called on members of the public to boycott the museum while it continues to receive sponsorship from the company. Continue reading…


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