Protestor throws cake at Volkswagen Chairman during AGM
Protestors threw an object at Volkswagen chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch at a shareholder meeting on Wednesday. Poetsch managed to duck in time to avoid being hit by what appears to be a cake.About ten activists, including one topless woman with 'Dirty Money' painted on her back, also interrupted Chief Executive Oliver Blume's speech, shouting that the carmaker's vehicles were built with forced labour and waving banners that read: 'End Uyghur Forced Labour at VW'. The activists were protesting the carmaker's controversial plant in China's northwestern Xinjiang region, reflecting similar investor concerns over claims of human rights abuses in the region. They were rapidly escorted out by security staff.