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10 Nov 2023

Climate Activists Smash Protective Glass of Velazquez's Masterpiece

Just Stop Oil activists smashed the glass protecting Diego Velázquez's famous painting, The Rokeby Venus, at London's National Gallery. The targeted artwork was previously vandalised by the suffragette movement in 1914. The act of protest aimed at demanding that the UK government halt fossil fuel exploration and production. [Source](https://www.lemonde.fr/en/environment/article/2023/11/06/london-climate-protestors-smash-glass-protecting-velazquez-s-venus_6232085_114.html?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1699286914)