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Amnesty for the Arctic 30

Feature story | December 18, 2013 at 10:20

The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief after the Russian parliament voted to grant them amnesty. But they also declared: "There is no amnesty for the Arctic."

Huge Whale Meat Shipment Skips Port of Durban Because of South African Outrage

Feature story | April 14, 2014 at 9:27

A ship carrying 2,000 tons of endangered fin whale meat from Iceland, has decided not to enter the South African port of Durban.

Arctic 30 Solidarity Events

Page | October 3, 2013 at 9:34

Join us this Saturday as we stand in solidarity with the 30 Arctic activists being charged in Russia.

Standing with the Tokyo Two

Feature story | September 6, 2010 at 8:54

The Tokyo Two exposed widespread corruption in Japan’s whaling programme. In return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence. Activists in South Africa are outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria holding banners reading...

“Protesting is a right, not a crime”

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | April 9, 2014

It appears public, peaceful protesting has come under attack. Last week a brave Rosina Gonzalez, along with 5 other activists, of Greenpeace Mexico took to the streets to demonstrate their support for clean and safe renewable energy.

Sini, the quiet hero

Blog entry by Harri Lammi | October 8, 2013

My friend Sini Saarela is in jail in Murmansk, along with many other Greenpeace International activists. They are some of the first people in the world to face long jail sentences because they followed their conviction and acted...

Plastic has no business here

Blog entry by Nafeesa Amod | November 12, 2014

During Marine Month this past October, NGO volunteers, scholars from Westville Girls High School and Westville Boys High School, and concerned local citizens, partook in a successful ''Rethink the Bag Campaign'' - aka Boot the...

New leadership at Greenpeace International

Feature story | June 11, 2009 at 10:20

Greenpeace will soon have a new leader. Kumi Naidoo will take up the role of Executive Director of Greenpeace International in November 2009, when Gerd Leipold steps down after nearly nine years as our activist-in-chief.

Taking Stock Aboard the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | August 20, 2012

Today I’m onboard the Rainbow Warrior , sailing around the coast of South Africa , and it’s given me a really great opportunity to reflect on how I got here and where it’s taking me in life.  I was born in a small town east of...

Paying homage to past, present and future Rainbow Warriors

Blog entry by Nick Mokobane | September 14, 2011

We recently celebrated the activist life of Steve Bantu Biko who, on the 12th of September 1977, died in police custody as a result of 22 hours of brutal police torture and interrogation. His life and death are some of the reasons that...

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