9 Reasons why oil sponsors
don’t belong in a museum
Shell’s long history of pollution and human rights violations in Nigeria includes collaborating with the Nigerian state to bring about the executions of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni Nine.
Protesters posing as brand ambassadors for the oil giant Shell greeted guests at the launch of the Manchester Science and Industry Museum (SIM)’s new ‘Electricity: the spark of life’ exhibition, which marked the start of the Manchester Science Festival. The activists at first appeared to promote the company while in fact highlighting how impossible it is to defend Shell’s massive extraction of fossil fuels when the world is facing climate crisis.
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