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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.

The evacuation of Rongelap

Background | 11 March, 2010 at 23:30

In 1985 the residents of Rongelap in the Marshall Islands asked Greenpeace to help them relocate to a new home. Their island had been contaminated by radioactive fallout from atmospheric nuclear weapons testing in the Pacific.

Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders

Image | 5 January, 1985 at 16:03

Pacific 1985. Suffering from the effects of US nuclear testing in the 1950s, 320 people board the Warrior to begin a new life on uncomtaminated soil at Mejato Island.

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