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“Mass die-in action delivers strong message to RBS and Treasury: “Stop funding bloody oil!” “

2009

A post on the People & Planet site

“Student activists and indigenous Canadians stage a die-in outside RBS headquarters to highlight new research showing the publicly-owned bank is heavily involved in financing bloody Tar Sands.”

Three Indigenous Canadian women visited the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) London headquarters today to demand that they stop financing one of the world’s most polluting projects – the Alberta Tar Sands. This highly destructive form of oil extraction is having a devastating effect on the health of Indigenous communities and fuelling global climate change. They were joined outside RBS by student activists who staged a ‘die-in’ on the ground, to demonstrate that ‘Tar Sands oil is blood oil’.

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