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Justice denied: the Thai activist who risked all to save his environment

Blog entry | 22 October, 2015 1 comment

The recent Thai Supreme Court acquittal of three men who masterminded the murder of environmental activist Charoen Wat-aksorn, shows a skewed justice system that puts capitalism in front of community. But this is not the only case of...

Japan and whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 13:00

Bring it on, 2017: New Year’s resolutions for people and the planet

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | 20 December, 2016 2 comments

For many of us who care about the environment and about people, 2016 has been a punch to the gut. Politicians and corporations at odds with issues like human rights and a healthy planet have managed to grab power in countries all over...

New leadership at Greenpeace International

Feature story | 11 June, 2009 at 2:00

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.

Supreme Court rejects Tokyo Two appeal for disclosure of key evidence

Press release | 18 November, 2009 at 1:00

The Tokyo Supreme Court today denied a special appeal for disclosure of evidence in the trial of Greenpeace activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, upholding a string of human rights violations committed against them and reinforcing the flawed...

Court denies disclosure of whale meat embezzlement evidence

Press release | 11 August, 2009 at 2:00

Echoing the culture of cover-ups of the whale meat embezzlement scandal, which Greenpeace activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki are on trial for exposing, the Aomori district court has denied a defence counsel request for disclosure of evidence...

As UN talks flounder, Greenpeace sounds the alarm for the climate

Press release | 11 June, 2009 at 16:02

Greenpeace today activated a loud alarm outside the UN climate talks in Bonn, calling for emergency action on climate change. Locked onto the back of a truck, activists set off the siren in an attempt to wake up governments who are sleepwalking...

The Arctic Sunrise has been seized. Here’s why:

Blog entry by Diego Gonzaga | 18 August, 2017 4 comments

The message is clear: Norway, it’s time to choose people over oil. 35 activists from 25 countries around the world are in the Barents Sea to demand an end to Arctic drilling.   Today, activists from the Arctic Sunrise on...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | 14 June, 2008 at 2:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the US was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland China meaning...

Greenpeace Urges Hatoyama and Obama to Keep Election Promises and End Whaling

Press release | 10 November, 2009 at 1:00

Just 48 hours before new Prime Minister Hatoyama plays host to US President Barack Obama, Greenpeace activists unveiled a large whale sculpture outside the Japanese Diet, to remind both heads of state to uphold their respective election promises...

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