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Protesters throw soup at Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece Mona Lisa painting in Paris museum

During Sunday's demonstration, two individuals expressed their demand for access to "healthy and sustainable food" by throwing soup at the bullet-proof glass shielding Leonardo da Vinci's renowned masterpiece, the "Mona Lisa", in Paris.

Published January 28,2024

Two protesters on Sunday hurled soup at the bullet-proof glass protecting Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" in Paris, demanding the right to "healthy and sustainable food", an AFP journalist said.

It is the latest attack on the masterpiece in the French capital's Louvre museum, after someone threw a custard pie at it in May 2022, but it's thick glass casing ensured it came to no harm.