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Red Carpet Four out of jail - but face trial for climate action

Feature story | 6 January, 2010 at 0:00

Danish police today released from custody four Greenpeace climate protesters who have endured 20 days of pre-trial detention in Copenhagen prison following a harmless peaceful protest staged on the evening of 17 December.

Activism is not a crime

Feature story | 21 June, 2010 at 12:38

Non-governmental organisations and their activists play an active and essential role in representative democracies. Like journalists and other watchdogs of society, they are part of the vanguard against tyranny and their service to the political...

News from Copenhagen: The Red Carpet activists have been charged

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 8 March, 2011 4 comments

I’m typing these words from the Greenpeace office in Copenhagen, about a ten-minute walk from the Danish Parliament, where nearly 15 months ago, three Greenpeace activists were arrested for politely and peacefully calling on some 120...

Activists on trial in Belgium

Blog entry by Dave Van Meel | 17 February, 2011 7 comments

On December 10, 2009, Greenpeace took its message to save the climate (summit in Copenhagen) directly to EU Heads of State who were gathering in Brussels. Activists managed, to their own surprise, to step onto the red carpet, where...

Actions speak louder than words

Blog entry by Nick Young | 20 June, 2011 29 comments

Today eleven activists appear in a Danish court facing serious charges for a  simple act of protest in Copenhagen a year and a half ago, while Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo remains in a Greenlandic jail...

Daily News: On Tuna victory and 'ethical' oil...

Blog entry by Oriana L | 10 March, 2011 1 comment

Here’s a list of environmentally news collected for you daily by the Greenpeace team. Enjoy! Top News: Princes Tuna give into Greenpeace demands and Harrison Ford tries to save the planet with a Facebook game. Elsewhere, bees are...

Greenpeace activist Joris Thijssen

Image | 18 January, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activist Joris Thijssen.

Climate injustice

Image | 19 December, 2009 at 9:30

19 December - Denmark. Climate injustice - a night vigil is held outside Vestre Fængsel (prison) for the four activists arrested after a peaceful protest at the Queen's Heads of State dinner. Read more .

Activists grabs headline news

Image | 17 December, 2009 at 0:00

On December 17th 2009, a group of Greenpeace activists grab headline news around the globe by taking action during the Copenhagen climate summit.

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