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Fossil fuel companies face landmark national human rights complaint on climate change

Press release | 22 September, 2015 at 6:21

Manila, 22 September 2015 - Typhoon survivors and civil society groups in the Philippines today delivered a complaint to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) calling for an investigation into the responsibility of big fossil...

Arctic Sunrise Arbitration

Background | 4 October, 2014 at 10:25

On 4 October 2013, the Netherlands brought an international arbitration against the Russian Federation under Annex VII to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

Greenpeace: Current draft of Russian amnesty does not include Arctic 30

Press release | 11 December, 2013 at 11:39

Amsterdam, 11 December 2013 - Lawyers for Greenpeace International believe the draft text of a Russian amnesty to be voted on by the Duma (the Russian parliament) would be unlikely to benefit the Arctic 30.

Russian authorities say Arctic 30 cannot return home

Press release | 13 December, 2013 at 9:39

Amsterdam, 13 December 2013 - The Russian authorities have told the Arctic 30 that they cannot leave the country, defying the ruling of an international court which ordered that they should be allowed to go home immediately.

‘Arctic 30’ jailed in Russia to take case to European Court

Press release | 17 March, 2014 at 11:18

Amsterdam, 17 March 2014 - The group of Greenpeace activists and freelance journalists who collectively became known as the ‘Arctic 30’ today applied to the European Court of Human Rights requesting damages from the Russian Federation, as well as...

There's slavery in the seafood industry. Here's what we can do about it.

Blog entry by David Pinsky | 22 July, 2015

There's no easy way to say this: The seafood at your local supermarket may be connected to slavery. It's heartbreaking. Fishing operators in over 50 countries around the world are crewing ships through human trafficking networks...

Is the Spanish Government bullying Spaniards?

Blog entry by Raul San Mateo | 2 April, 2015 4 comments

Imagine a world where the right to protest or organise a rally was only granted to the wealthy. This is about to happen in Spain. Last week the Government passed a pack of reforms that will penalise, with heavy fines, most forms of...

African human rights activist, Kumi Naidoo, takes over as Greenpeace International...

Press release | 16 November, 2009 at 15:19

On becoming Greenpeace International Executive Director, prominent human rights activist Dr. Kumi Naidoo today warned world leaders that there can be no excuse for not attending the upcoming UN Copenhagen Climate Summit and agreeing a fair,...

Deep Green: Debt, Human Rights and Nature

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 16 February, 2011 7 comments

“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.” — Martin Luther. In January, the bankers and corporate executives at the World Economic...

An open letter to Yukio Hatoyama

Feature story | 12 February, 2010 at 0:00

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, writes to Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, urging his Government to live up to its commitment to human rights and ensure a fair trial for anti-whaling activists Junichi Sato and...

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