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Oct 10, 2023

Just Stop Oil Double Down Clarion Call for Academia to Join Civil Resistance

Three student Just Stop Oil supporters have painted buildings at Oxford University and the University of Exeter, in resistance against the UK Government’s plans to license new oil and gas projects. They are calling on students and faculty staff to march with Just Stop Oil in London this November.

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Oct 10, 2023

Just Stop Oil Bring Rallying Call to Schools

Monday morning, a Student Just Stop Oil supporter was arrested after spray-painting building at University of Bristol. This is part of a wave of actions seeking to rally students and faculty to join the movement in the streets this November. 

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Oct 05, 2023

Do You Hear the People Sing? Just Stop Oil Disrupt Les Misérables

During a performance of musical “Les Misérables,” five Just Stop Oil supporters enter the stage of Sondheim Theatre in London’s West End.

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Sep 25, 2023

The Fight for Climate Justice is a Fight for Freedom Protesters are fighting back against the state suppression of non-volent civil disobedience

When a climate activists defends themselves in court, they often do now have much in the way of traditional deliberative arguments. They have committed to publicly defy a law, and so can’t easily make a case that they didn’t break the law. This is where the right of necessity comes into play.

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Aug 06, 2023

Looking Back: Just Stop Oil Supporters throw Soup on Van Gogh

Two supporters of Just Stop Oil threw soup a Van Gogh Painting, Sunflowers, Oct 14th, 2022. The two women walked into the room in the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, in which the ‘Sunflowers’ is hung and at 11am threw the contents of two tins of Heinz Tomato soup over the painting which has an estimated value of $84.2 million. Since then, this action has come to be known as the Iconic “Soup Throwing” action. 

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Aug 03, 2023

Looking Back: Young supporters of Just Stop Oil glue themselves to a Constable at the National Gallery - July 4th, 2022

July 4th, 2022, Two young supporters of Just Stop Oil glued onto the frame, of a Constable painting at the National Gallery in London after covering it with a reimagined version. They are calling for the government to end new oil and gas licenses and for art institutions to join them in civil resistance.

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Jul 22, 2023

Golfers and You-Tube Stars Attempt to Foil Just Stop Oil

It’s Been a Wild Week with the Just Stop Oil Marches. During this week of action, they were joined by scientists and vegans. The scientists marched alongside Just Stop Oil in solidarity, creating at one point 30 separate marches, all across London.

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Jul 21, 2023

Just Stop Oil Douse Climate Criminals in Orange Paint on Back to Back Days

Just Stop Oil protesters doused the Department of Energy & Net Zero and a climate criminal think tank, Policy Exchange with masses of orange paint, July 19th and 20th. Just Stop Oil demand that UK government immediately halt all new licenses and consents for new oil, gas and coal projects.

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Jul 20, 2023

Famous Snooker Disrupter, Eddie Disrupts His Own College Graduation

In a storm of paint, Eddie disrupted his own college graduation. Congratulations to Eddie for first - telling the truth about the climate - but also, for your accomplishment of a triple major in Philosophy, Economics and Philosophy. Also, thank you for your disruption of the snooker championship 3 months ago. Here’s what Eddie Whittingham, 25, said just before taking action..

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Jul 17, 2023

Just Stop Oil Might Be Heroes Of Late Night in the UK

It all started with a few cheeky jokes in an early July episode of “The Last Leg,” a British late night comedy show which parodies the news. The Subject of a Just Stop Oil protest came up. In particular, the protest which included the disruption of Wimbledon, recently.