Greenpeace forced to apologise after damaging Peruvian monument

Activists from Greenpeace placed a banner next to a figure of a hummingbird, carved more than 1,500 years ago

unnamed-19The offending banner

Greenpeace activists have been forced to apologise after damaging an ancient Peruvian monument during a publicity stunt.

Activists from Greenpeace placed a banner next to a figure of a hummingbird, carved more than 1,500 years ago, in a bid to highlight the case for action at the UN climate summit in Lima.

The Peruvian government said it would press criminal charges against Greenpeace activists who left footprints close to the carvings…

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