Legal proceedings against the Arctic 30 can come to a close after the Russian parliament agreed to include them in an amnesty marking the 20th anniversary of the country’s constitution. The Duma voted for an amendment that extends an amnesty decree to defendants who have been charged with hooliganism. They took peaceful action on behalf of us all, standing up against destructive Arctic oil drilling and the onslaught of climate change.
After two months in jail, a new amnesty bill passed by the Russian government will halt legal proceedings against the Arctic 30.
UPDATED: From peaceful action to dramatic seizure: a timeline of events since the Arctic Sunrise took action September 18 (CET).
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