Media Centre

The Media Centre is intended for journalists and media professionals. It lists the latest press releases and publications that we are distributing to the media, as well as contact details. 

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The latest updates

 

Murmansk court continues to refuse bail for Greenpeace International activists

Press release | 16 October, 2013 at 8:57

Sydney/Amsterdam, 16 October 2013 - Greenpeace International activist Frank Hewetson (UK) has been refused bail by the Regional Court of Murmansk in Russia on Tuesday, bringing the number of rejected bail appeals to 10

Greenpeace International responds to illegal drugs and 'ramming' allegations

Press release | 10 October, 2013 at 11:16

We can only assume the Russian authorities are referring to the medical supplies that our ships are obliged to carry under maritime law.

Prime Minister Abbott must meet with President Putin at APEC this weekend to seek...

Press release | 4 October, 2013 at 11:28

Sydney 4 October, 2013: Greenpeace is calling on Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, to seek a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this weekend’s APEC Summit in Bali, Indonesia, to discuss the laying of piracy charges against Australia...

Russian piracy charges against Greenpeace - Update

Press release | 3 October, 2013 at 8:25

Sydney/Amsterdam, 3rd October 2013: Thirteen Greenpeace activists and a freelance video journalist have now been charged with piracy under Article 227 of the Russian Criminal Code.

Greenpeace International to appeal Russian court rulings as activists face long...

Press release | 27 September, 2013 at 8:57

Amsterdam/Sydney, 27 September 2013 — Greenpeace International condemned a series of Russian court rulings today which left dozens of activists in custody pending investigations into a peaceful Arctic oil protest. The group insisted it would not...

Greenpeace to protest at Russian embassy, Canberra

Press release | 27 September, 2013 at 7:31

Greenpeace supporters will gather today outside the Russian Embassy on Canberra. They will call for the immediate release of 30 activists detained in prison for 2 months pending charges of piracy.

Greenpeace International responds to President Putin’s remarks regarding Arctic...

Press release | 26 September, 2013 at 8:23

Sydney, September 26, 2013 - According to media reports (1), Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that the 30 Greenpeace International activists detained by Russian authorities after an Arctic drilling protest are ‘obviously not pirates’...

Greenpeace International ship nears Murmansk port as 30 activists await possible...

Press release | 24 September, 2013 at 18:36

Sydney/Murmansk, September 24, 2013 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is close to arriving in the port of Murmansk after being boarded by Russian authorities last week following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling.

Greenpeace International dismisses Russian allegations of piracy as ‘unjustified and...

Press release | 22 September, 2013 at 13:00

Sydney/Amsterdam, September 21, 2013 - Greenpeace International has strongly rejected an allegation of piracy leveled at its ship Arctic Sunrise in the Russian Arctic, describing it as a desperate attempt to justify the illegal boarding of its...

Arctic sea ice reaches minimum for 2013 as Greenpeace activists are held in Russian...

Press release | 21 September, 2013 at 15:16

Sydney/Amsterdam, 20th September 2013: US Scientists have announced that Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its sixth lowest extent in recorded history this year. The news comes as 30 Greenpeace activists remain in the custody of Russian...

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