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Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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French Commandos stormed the Rainbow Warrior with teargas in 1995. The work of a...

Image | 1 September, 1995 at 1:00

September 1995 - Moruroa atoll. French commandos storm and disable the ship during anti-nuclear testing protest. The work of a quick-thinking radio operator ensured the world saw it.

Demonstrators attempt to deliver millions

Image | 1 September, 1995 at 1:00

Demonstrators attempt to deliver millions of signatures against French nuclear testing at Moruroa to President Jacqes Chirac in Paris

The Rainbow Warrior under arrest inside the

Image | 1 September, 1995 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior under arrest inside the 12 mile exclusion zone around the nuclear test site at Moruroa. The Warrior had been stormed and seized by French commandos as it entered the exclusion zone during an action to disrupt an imminent...

Activists block Termials Pty Ltd

Image | 16 August, 1995 at 1:00

Activists block Termials Pty Ltd, major supplier of feedstock to PVC industry.

Greenpeace confiscated 140 hooks from a pirate

Image | 14 July, 1995 at 1:00

Greenpeace confiscated 140 hooks from a pirate longliner in protest against overfishing.

A French vessel rammed the Greenpeace vessel

Image | 9 July, 1995 at 0:00

A French vessel rammed the Greenpeace vessel RAINBOW WARRIOR II and French commandos stormed on board, smashing windows on the bridge and throwing tear gas canisters. The RAINBOW WARRIOR had entered the 12 mile exclusion zone around Moruroa atoll...

Henk Haazen

Image | 8 July, 1995 at 0:00

Henk Haazen, Chris Robinson and David McTaggart on 'Vega' as the RAINBOW WARRIOR II makes an historic rendezvous with the veteran Greenpeace protest yacht VEGA outside the Moruroa nuclear test site

Solar powered house in England

Image | 30 June, 1995 at 1:00

Solar powered house in England. Solar power can provide electricity and hot water for domestic use.

French Nuclear Testing Tour

Image | 23 June, 1995 at 13:57

More than 1500 people, nearly one quarter of Rarotonga's 8000 population, marched against French nuclear testing from the RAINBOW WARRIOR II to the town centre. The RAINBOW WARRIOR II was visiting the Cook Islands en route to the French nuclear...

One of 1500 demonstrators

Image | 23 June, 1995 at 0:00

One of 1500 demonstrators, a quarter of the population of Raratonga, who turned out to protest French nuclear testing in 1995.

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