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Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners write to Russian President Vladimir Putin over...

Press release | 18 October, 2013 at 10:28

Sydney/Amsterdam, 17th October 2013 - Eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu have written a joint letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin offering their support to twenty eight Greenpeace International activists,...

Queensland's Reef Ports Strategy a big con

Press release | 17 October, 2013 at 12:33

The draft Great Barrier Reef Ports Strategy released by the Queensland Government today is an attempt to pull the wool over the eyes of Queenslanders, according to Greenpeace.

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.

Eight more Greenpeace International activists detained in Russia following Arctic oil...

Press release | 30 September, 2013 at 9:11

Amsterdam, 29 September 2013 - A further eight Greenpeace International activists have been detained for two months in Russia pending an investigation into possible charges of piracy. The eight will join 22 others, including a freelance...

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’...

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