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The crew then and now

Background | 31 January, 2011 at 15:45

Times have changed dramatically since the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior was bombed in Auckland harbour by French secret service agents 25 years ago. Nuclear weapons testing has stopped, Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD), and the Cold...

Death of a Rainbow Warrior

Background | 9 July, 2010 at 21:25

At ten to midnight on July 10 1985, Fernando Pereira was murdered.

Fernando Pereira

Background | 12 September, 2011 at 13:18

He joined the crew of the Rainbow Warrior to bring his pictures of French nuclear testing to the world. When secret agents bombed the ship, his peaceful intention cost Fernando Pereira his life. A determined photographer, a family man, a Rainbow...

The spy story

Background | 9 July, 2010 at 21:25

Nothing is ever true, so the saying goes, until it has been officially denied. The French Government terrorist bombing of the Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior is a classic case.

The original Rainbow Warrior

Background | 12 September, 2011 at 13:30

The original Rainbow Warrior started life as the 'Sir William Hardy' -- a fishery research trawler used by the UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. It was built in 1955, and was the first diesel electric ship built in the United Kingdom.

Follow the rainbow: beyond the bomb

Feature story | 29 December, 2004 at 0:00

What are the thoughts of someone who might be about to die for his beliefs? A recently uncovered audio tape from the early 1970s documents what Greenpeace activist David McTaggart had to say from the cabin of the tiny, wooden sailing vessel with...

Revolutionary masts raised on new Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior

Press release | 8 July, 2011 at 15:23

Berne-Motzen, Germany (July 8, 2011) -- A revolutionary mast system was raised today on the new Greenpeace flagship ship Rainbow Warrior III, at the Fassmer shipyard near Bremen, marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction and coinciding...

20th anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior

Press release | 10 July, 2005 at 0:00

On the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior, members of the original crew gathered in Matauri Bay, New Zealand, on the second Rainbow Warrior, to pay tribute to a colleague killed and a boat bombed.

Commemoration, Peace, and Action in Auckland and Paris

Feature story | 10 July, 2005 at 0:00

It was twenty years ago that two explosions sank our flagship, Rainbow Warrior, and killed our photographer, Fernando Pereira. To mark this anniversary, we brought original crewmembers and new activists together to pay tribute to a colleague...

The Bombing of the Rainbow Warrior

Background | 5 November, 2007 at 13:09

In 1985, French secret service agents planted two bombs and sank our ship the Rainbow Warrior. One crew member was killed. It was an instance when a government chose to respond to peaceful protest with deadly force. But peaceful protest has...

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