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Real pirates plunder and steal

Blog entry by admin | 21 October, 2013

It is now more than 30 days since our ship was seized and our 30 friends and colleagues were arrested. They now face a charge of piracy — an absurd charge that carries a maximum 15 year jail sentence.  In the meantime pirate fishing is a real...

Esperanza Indian Ocean Expedition 2013

Report | 17 October, 2013 at 20:20

Together with the Pacific, the Indian Ocean is critical for the supply of tuna to the global market. The two oceans account for over 80% of the world’s tuna catches.

Our Captain Fantastic

Blog entry by admin | 15 October, 2013

Pete Willcox, who has just been refused bail and remains alone in a Russian jail cell, was my skipper on board the first Rainbow Warrior in 1984. As a crew we spent five months in a hellhole boat yard in Florida turning  the “Warrior” from a...

Greenpeace International’s Kumi Naidoo offers himself as a guarantor for the Arctic 30

Feature Story | 14 October, 2013 at 11:53

Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo has written to President Vladimir Putin offering to travel to Moscow as early as possible to meet with the Russian President, in an effort to end the continued incarceration of 28 peaceful...

Thousands join Global Day of Solidarity for the Arctic 30

Feature Story | 8 October, 2013 at 13:38

From Bali to Helsinki, Sydney to London and all places in between, supporters of the Arctic 30 took to the streets to peacefully demonstrate outside Russian embassies and iconic locations around the world to demand their release.

Global Day of Solidarity for the Arctic 30

Image gallery | 8 October, 2013

Dutch government takes action in the Greenpeace Russian piracy case

Feature Story | 8 October, 2013 at 12:09

The Dutch government today announced that it would initiate arbitration proceedings against Russia under the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea to secure the release of 28 Greenpeace International activists, plus a freelance photographer and a...

Please write to the Arctic 30 and let them know how much support they have

Feature Story | 8 October, 2013 at 10:02

The Arctic 30 are being detained in Russian prisons, charged with piracy. Please help us to shine a light into their cells, raise their spirits and let them know how much support they have all over the world. These 28 activists and two...

Faiza: "The uncertainty is driving me crazy"

Feature Story | 3 October, 2013 at 14:59

"I have no idea how this will end, how long it will take. The uncertainty is driving me crazy," writes Greenpeace Netherlands campaigner Faiza Oulahsen in a letter from her cell in Murmansk, Russia. She writes about her experiences from...

A passion for conservation is not piracy

Feature Story | 1 October, 2013 at 9:58

Greenpeace activists who travelled to the far north because of a shared conviction about the madness of drilling for oil are now being investigated for piracy. The obvious injustice of the situation has sparked a world-wide wave of peaceful protests.

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