Days after the Rainbow Warrior entered Marchwood Military port in Southampton and blocked the departure of UK military supply vessels heading for the Iraqi conflict in the Gulf, activists board and set up peace camp on military supply ship.
Greenpeace flagship the MV Rainbow Warrior blocks the Marchwood Military Port in Southampton while activists paint an anti-war message on the stern of a military supply vessel.
Speaking from the bridge of the Rainbow Warrior, Stephen
Tindale, Director of Greenpeace in the UK said,
"We are determined to stop the headlong rush to a war which
places a higher price on oil than on blood. War with Iraq would not
make the world a safer place: it would increase support for
terrorism and could lead to the use of weapons of mass detruction.
The human and environmental impacts would be appalling and no one
would benefit other than George Bush and oil companies like
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