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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."

Kumi Naidoo asks for meeting with President Putin

Feature story | October 9, 2013 at 8:12

Today, Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin, offering to travel to Moscow as soon as possible to meet with Putin, in an effort to end the continued incarceration of 28 peaceful...

PICS: Day of Solidarity to Free the Arctic 30

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 8:30

This weekend, over a hundred people around the country took part in the global day of solidarity demanding the release of 28 Greenpeace activists and 2 freelance journalists detained in Russia after a peaceful protest in the Arctic.

FREE OUR ACTIVISTS

Action | September 19, 2013 at 20:00

Bring the Arctic 30 home and end Arctic oil drilling

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More secrets, more money, less accountability

Feature story | July 29, 2013 at 5:00

In a recent article in the Mail and Guardian it was revealed that President Zuma has taken over as the chairperson of the National Nuclear Energy Coordinating committee.

New Wikileaks Revelations Shed Light on Arctic Oil ‘Carve-Up’

Feature story | May 13, 2011 at 8:44

New revelations by the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks show how the scramble for resources in the Arctic is sparking military tension in the region – with NATO sources worried about the potential for armed conflict between the alliance and Russia.

The Face of Activism

Blog entry by Monica Davies | October 3, 2013

I’ve been thinking a lot about what an activist looks like and what they do. When pop culture these days is so grandiose, we’re fed stories of heroes who are so different. They look different, they’re made differently to us. We’re...

The Arctic 30 say thank you for your support

Blog entry by Birgitte Lesanner | October 28, 2013

Many of you, all around the world, have been kind enough to show your support for the Arctic30 who continue to be detained in Russia with dark prospects. From the little news we get out of the Murmansk detention centre, one thing is...

Incredible new footage of the moment special forces boarded the Arctic Sunrise

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | November 8, 2013

We've just received incredible new footage that shows the moment Russian special forces abseiled onto the heli deck of the Arctic Sunrise and detained the crew at gun point. Email the Russian Embassy to demand the release of the...

Don’t believe the hype – hooliganism is hardly better than piracy

Blog entry by Jess Wilson | October 24, 2013

Earlier this evening Russian authorities offered the Arctic 30 — currently being held in a freezing jail in Murmansk — what looked like a legal olive branch by dropping piracy charges and replacing them with ones of "hooliganism." ...

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