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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 11:45 AM
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BBC: BP annual meeting sparks angry protests

US shrimp farmer and campaigner Diane Wilson was one of the protesters refused entry


BP faced angry demonstrators at its first annual general meeting since the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Fishermen from the US joined UK trade unionists and environmentalists for almost four hours of protests at the AGM in London.

There were scuffles outside the hall when some activists were refused entry, and proceedings inside were momentarily halted to evict a group of people.

It is understood that one woman was arrested for a breach of the peace. ...........(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13075151



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