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Greenpeace International bail appeals refused as Brazil President speaks out

Press release | 11 October, 2013 at 21:31

Amsterdam, 11 October 2013 - Appeals for bail by lawyers for Phil Ball and Kieron Bryan, both British citizens, were today refused by the Regional Court of Murmansk.

Greenpeace International bail appeals refused as Brazil president speaks out

Press release | 11 October, 2013 at 13:06

Amsterdam, 11 October 2013 - Appeals for bail by lawyers for Phil Ball and Kieron Bryan, both British citizens, were today refused by the Regional Court of Murmansk.

Greenpeace 'Arctic 30': Camila Speziale

Video | 11 October, 2013 at 12:00

Argentinean Greenpeace activist Camila Speziale is one of the "Arctic 30". Twenty-eight activists and a freelance videographer and photographer are currently held in Murmansk by Russian authorities. Their arrest followed a protest against Arctic...

Photo essay: Tamura, Japan the terrible dilemma for residents

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 10 October, 2013 3 comments

The residents of the Tamura City region of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan are facing a dilemma. They could move back once the government lifts the evacuation order following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. However, this means moving...

Fukushima's Returning Residents 2013

Video | 10 October, 2013 at 11:00

Greenpeace monitoring efforts are showing that radiation levels in the wider Fukushima area are higher than indicated by the Japanese authorities. As government decontanimation attempts are proving insufficient, Greenpeace says it is not safe yet...

Fukushima’s hidden impacts

Blog entry by Dr. Rianne Teule | 10 October, 2013 3 comments

I’m back in the radioactively contaminated areas around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, for the 4th time since the nuclear disaster in March 2011. Once again it’s surreal. I’ve measured radiation levels that are clearly...

Russian claims over boat ramming 'a fantasy' - Greenpeace International

Press release | 9 October, 2013 at 18:13

Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 - Greenpeace International has branded as ‘a fantasy’ claims by Russia’s Investigative Committee that activists endangered the safety of Russian security officers in the course of a peaceful protest at a Russian Arctic...

Greenpeace International responds to the Russian Investigative Committee's latest...

Press release | 9 October, 2013 at 14:58

Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 - In response to allegations made by the Russian Investigative Committee that narcotics were found on board the ship Arctic Sunrise and that more charges were being considered, Greenpeace International made the following...

WATCH: Thousands of people in nearly 50 countries stand in solidarity with Arctic 30

Blog entry by Cassady Sharp | 9 October, 2013

It’s a rare and beautiful thing when people all across the world unite in defense of peaceful protest and action on climate change. That’s what happened this past weekend when thousands of people took part in solidarity events for the...

Greenpeace International head urges meeting with President Putin

Press release | 9 October, 2013 at 8:17

Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 – Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo has written to President Vladimir Putin offering to travel to Moscow as early as possible to meet with the Russian President, in an effort to end the continued...

We rebut Gazprom's absurd claims about the Arctic 30

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 8 October, 2013 1 comment

In a recent news item on the BBC , Artur Akopov, chief of operations on the Prirazlomnaya, made a number of absurd claims about the safety of the peaceful Greenpeace action on the side of Gazprom's giant oil platform. In a ...

Greenpeace International activists and freelance photographer refused bail in Russia

Press release | 8 October, 2013 at 16:18

Murmansk, 8 October 2013 - The Regional Court of Murmansk today rejected an application made by lawyers for two Greenpeace International activists and a freelance photographer that they be released on bail (1).

'Arctic 30' Global Day of Solidarity

Video | 8 October, 2013 at 14:00

On October 5th, 2013, tens of thousands of people participate in more than 200 events held in 49 countries throughout the world. A Russian court has this week charged twenty-eight Greenpeace International activists, as well as a freelance...

'Arctic 30' Global Day Of Solidarity

Slideshow | 7 October, 2013

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