Thursday, April 22, 2010
Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 22 April 2010
"By participating in the touring Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition, the French transnational company Veolia Environnement is attempting to spin its image that has been tarnished by the exposure of its involvement in the Israeli occupation.
The UK Palestine Solidarity Campaign used the occasion of the exhibition, featured at London's Natural History Museum and in BBC Wildlife Magazine, to remind the public of Veolia's participation in a segregated transportation project and the building of infrastructure to service Israel's illegal settlements in the West Bank. The exhibition at the Natural History Museum was met with a "Dump Veolia" demonstration on 10 April and further protests are anticipated as the exhibition will travel to other UK cities and Ireland, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the US......"