LONDON: Two girls have been charged with felony harm after local weather change protesters threw soup over Vincent van Gogh’s portray “Sunflowers” at London’s Nationwide Gallery, British police stated on Saturday. A video posted by the Simply Cease Oil marketing campaign group, which has been holding protests for the final two weeks within the British capital, confirmed two of its activists on Friday throwing tins of Heinz tomato soup over the portray, one in all 5 variations on show in museums and galleries world wide. The gallery stated the incident had prompted minor harm to the body however the portray was unhurt. It later went again on show. Police stated two girls, aged 21 and 20, would seem later at Westminster Magistrates’ Court docket charged with “felony harm to the body of van Gogh’s Sunflowers portray”. One other activist, accused of damaging the signal exterior the New Scotland Yard police headquarters in central London, may even seem in courtroom. Police stated in whole 28 individuals had been arrested throughout protests on Friday.
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