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About Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis is a Professor of Law at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University and Director of the School’s Centre for Rights and Justice. He researches and writes on human rights, in particular the rights to freedom of expression and freedom of religion or belief.

Artwork-Based Activism, Climate Change and the Right to Protest

Posted on: June 26, 2023 by Tom Lewis

On 12 June 2023 two environmental protesters were convicted by a Vatican court of aggravated damage  to the Laocoön statue, one of the most precious treasures of the Vatican Museums’ collection, believed to have been carved in Rhodes around 40-30 BCE. The protestors, Guido Viero and Ester Goffi, are members of the group Last Generation […]