BP attempts to silence Community Resistance to BP’s ‘Extreme Energy’ at Annual General Meeting

Five years after the Deepwater Horizon Disaster, representative of devastated communities from Gulf Coast confronts BP board over failure to address environmental and social damage. Solidarity activists refused entry into the meeting.   Suzanne Dhaliwal (UK Tar Sands Network) on +44 (0)7772694327 Today, outside the BP Annual General Meeting, UK Tar Sands Network, CoResist and… Continue Reading

Shareholders barred from entering BP AGM for criticising tar sands

11.04.13 Today at BP’s Annual General Meeting two campaigners were refused entry to the meeting, despite holding legitimate paperwork. Emily Coats, from the UK Tar Sands Network, was told she was ‘not welcome’, despite being a shareholder, because she had previously protested against BP’s involvement in the tar sands. Eight other campaigners, holding shares or… Continue Reading