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Dutch government finalises bank guarantee for release of Arctic 30

Press release | 29 November, 2013 at 19:00

Amsterdam, 29 November 2013 - The Dutch Foreign Ministry said today it has finalised a bank guarantee of 3.6 million euros in compliance with a binding ruling by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) ordering Russia to release...

Australian Arctic 30 activist Colin Russell bailed after 71 days detention

Press release | 28 November, 2013 at 11:24

Amsterdam, 28 November 2013 – Australian activist Colin Russell has been granted bail today by a St. Petersburg court, the last of the Arctic 30 detainees to be ordered released on bail after a peaceful Arctic oil drilling protest. He has spent...

UK’s Phil Ball released, 29th Arctic 30 detainee to be freed from prison

Press release | 25 November, 2013 at 12:03

Amsterdam, 25 November 2013 - Phil Ball from Oxford in England today became the 29th Arctic 30 detainee to be released from detention in St Petersburg. Only Australian Colin Russell remains behind bars in Russia for his part in a peaceful protest...

Greenpeace looks towards the future of climate negotiations

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 17:54

Warsaw, 22 November 2013 – Today, on the official closing day of the UN climate negotiations and following yesterday’s civil society walk out, Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace said:

Greenpeace International welcomes Tribunal ruling ordering Russia to release Arctic 30

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 16:14

Hamburg, 22 November 2013 – The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea today ordered the Russian Federation in a binding ruling to release the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and the 28 activists and two freelance journalists on board upon...

Independent research exposes who is responsible for climate change: Gazprom and Shell...

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 12:12

Amsterdam, 22 November 2013 - Just five oil companies — Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and ConocoPhilips — are ultimately responsible for emissions equivalent to nearly 12.5 % of cumulative historical global industrial emissions of carbon dioxide...

Four more Arctic 30 detainees released from Russian prison

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 10:18

Amsterdam, 22 November 2013 – British activist Anthony Perrett and Swiss national Marco Weber, Faiza Oulahsen from the Netherlands and American Peter Willcox were today released from Russian detention, bringing to 15 the number of Arctic 30...

Kumi Naidoo accompanies many major NGOs in walking out of the UN climate negotiations

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 14:26

Warsaw, 21 November 2013 – In regards to the massive NGO walk-out today from the UN climate negotiations, Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International said:

Warsaw iconic building is stage for call to free activists as COP19 fails to respond...

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 14:02

Warsaw, 21 November 2013 – Activists today protested at the iconic Palace of Culture and Science in central Warsaw to demand immediate climate action and to free the climate defenders, known as the Arctic 30. Warsaw is currently hosting the...

Murmansk court rejects appeal over arrest of ship Arctic Sunrise

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 14:02

Amsterdam, 21 November 2013 – The Murmansk Regional Court has today rejected an appeal against the arrest of the ship Arctic Sunrise by Russian authorities.

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