British Museum closes Africa Gallery in response to our protest tour

Unofficial tour guides descended on the British Museum today at 2pm, urging the museum to repatriate objects acquired through colonialism and to end its long-standing partnership with the oil giant BP [1]. The event was publicly announced in advance, and included a call for the return of the Benin Bronzes housed in the museum. In … More British Museum closes Africa Gallery in response to our protest tour

The “Striking Back at the Empire” tour

UPDATE: The tour has now happened! Here’s the full film of the event, see below for the schedule to help navigate the film 🙂 On August 14th 2021, we held a disobedient livestreamed tour inside the British Museum, without permission, watched live by hundreds of people. This is the full recording of what happened… 0:00:00 … More The “Striking Back at the Empire” tour