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Danish prosecutor seeks prison sentences for Greenpeace ‘red carpet’ peaceful protest

Press release | 8 March, 2011 at 10:26

Copenhagen, Denmark: Over a year since two Greenpeace activists unfurled banners calling for climate action at a state banquet, attended by over 120 Heads of State during the failed Copenhagen UN Climate talks, the Danish prosecutor has today...

Complaint to the Greenland Ombudsman

Publication | 6 June, 2011 at 10:25

Greenpeace complaint regarding the Bureau of Mineral Petroleum’s refusal of access to a number of documents related to oil exploration in West Greenland, and some procedural errors by the BMP in the treatment of access requests.

Suggested Draft High Seas Implementing Agreement for the Conservation and Management...

Publication | 21 April, 2008 at 0:00

The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is now 25 years old. The time has come to consider the establishment of a new implementing agreement under UNCLOS. Such an implementing agreement would be comprehensive and legally binding, and...

Are you being SLAPPed? How corporations and governments try to silence public debate

Blog entry by Karianne Bruning | 23 May, 2014

The lawyers at Greenpeace International are a creative, dedicated team who tackle a wide range of duties. Part of our work is preparing legal strategies and defence for cases against Greenpeace International. We also monitor legal...

'Preventive War' and International Law After Iraq

Publication | 27 May, 2003 at 0:00

The doctrine of ‘preventive war´ announced and practised by the United States, the attack on Iraq by the United States supported by a number of countries described as the ‘coalition of the willing´, and unilateral actions taken with respect to a...

Uniting for Peace Resolution

Publication | 25 February, 2003 at 0:00

This document examines the appropriateness of the UN General Assembly invoking resolution 377, "Uniting for Peace" to break a Security Council deadlock over stopping the war with Iraq.

A powerful vote for free speech - thanks to Shell

Blog entry by Daniel Simons | 4 December, 2012 1 comment

As a Greenpeace lawyer, people often ask me whether I don't feel hopeless, seeing how wealthy polluters can adjust laws to serve their needs. But a recent ruling makes me optimistic that might isn’t always right. On a frigid...

International Law and the War on Iraq

Publication | 17 February, 2003 at 0:00

The US and UK governments have claimed the right to invade Iraq even without a second UN resolution. They claim Iraq is a threat to world peace and security and that they are entitled to take preventive unilateral military action. Contrary to...

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