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Australian Arctic 30 activist Colin Russell bailed after 71 days detention

Press release | 28 November, 2013 at 21:25

Sydney, 28 November 2013 – Australian activist Colin Russell has been granted bail today by a St. Petersburg court, the last of the Arctic 30 detainees to be ordered released on bail after a peaceful Arctic oil drilling protest. He has spent 71...

Family of Greenpeace Arctic 30 Australian Colin Russell fly to Russia on day of bail...

Press release | 28 November, 2013 at 11:50

Family members of Australian Colin Russell and New Zealander Jon Beauchamp departed for St Petersburg from Sydney today. Tasmanian Greenpeace crew member Colin Russell, the last of the Arctic30 to remain without bail, is due in a St Petersburg...

Longline fisheries are out of line - Greenpeace

Press release | 27 November, 2013 at 16:53

Sydney, Wednesday 27 November 2013: The world's longline tuna fisheries are out of control, rife with illegal fishing and responsible for killing hundreds of thousands of marine turtles and threatened sharks every year.

29th Arctic30 detainee freed - Australian Colin Russell last man standing

Press release | 25 November, 2013 at 22:14

Sydney/ Amsterdam, 25 November 2013 - Phil Ball from Oxford in England today became the 29th Arctic 30 detainee to be released from detention in St Petersburg. Only Australian Colin Russell remains behind bars in Russia for his part in a peaceful...

Greenpeace International welcomes Tribunal ruling ordering Russia to release to Arctic 30

Press release | 25 November, 2013 at 14:30

Hamburg, 23 November 2013 – The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea today ordered the Russian Federation in a binding ruling to release the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and the 28 activists and two freelance journalists on board upon...

Arctic30: Adelaide resident Jonathon Beauchamp (NZ) granted bail, Australian Colin...

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 21:41

Sydney/St Petersburg 21 November 2013. In court hearings today in St Petersburg, Australian permanent resident Jonathan Beauchamp (NZ) who lives in Adelaide, Ruslan Yakushev (Ukraine) and Frank Hewetson (UK) were granted bail, bringing the total...

Arctic30: AUST Resident Alex Harris (UK) granted bail, AUST Ambassador visits Russian...

Press release | 20 November, 2013 at 22:51

Sydney/Amsterdam, 20 November 2013 - At court hearings this morning Faiza Oulahsen from the Netherlands and British citizen Alexandra Harris who is permanent resident of Australia and works in Greenpeace's Sydney office became the 13th and 14th...

Arctic30: Nine more activists granted bail, Australian Colin Russell refused bail

Press release | 20 November, 2013 at 6:51

Sydney, Amsterdam November 20th: Nine Greenpeace activists were yesterday granted bail in St Petersburg. Twelve of the so-called Arctic 30 have now been told they will soon be released. But Australian Colin Russell, was refused bail on Monday.

Arctic 30: Brazilian & NZ activists granted bail, Australian Colin Russell bail refused

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 22:17

Sydney 10:10PM, Amsterdam November 19th: Two Greenpeace activists from Brazil and New Zealand were today granted bail in St Petersburg, becoming the fourth and fifth of the so-called Arctic 30 to be told they will soon be released, while...

Arctic30: Australian Colin Russell imprisoned for 3 months more, 3 Russians granted bail

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 11:55

Canberra, 19 November - A St Petersburg Court has agreed to an application to extend the detention of 59 year old Tasmanian and Greenpeace ship radio operator Colin Russell for a further 3 months until 24 February 2014. This means he could be...

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