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Global Head Of Greenpeace Kumi Naidoo Faces Jail for Scaling Arctic Oil Rig

Feature story | June 17, 2011 at 13:17

South African Kumi Naidoo, who is also our International Executive Director, has entered an exclusion zone and scaled a controversial Arctic oil rig 120km off the coast of Greenland.

Kumi Deported from Greenland

Feature story | June 21, 2011 at 13:22

Kumi Naidoo will spend night in Danish jail before release tomorrow.

Greenpeace Delegation Scales Arctic Oil Rig to Demand Missing Spill Plan

Feature story | June 4, 2011 at 15:16

Eighteen Greenpeace activists have scaled a controversial Arctic oil rig 180km off the Greenland coast. They braved freezing seas to climb the huge legs of the rig then formed an orderly delegation to make its way to the drill manager’s cabin to...

Arctic Stand-Off

Feature story | May 24, 2011 at 8:14

Two Greenpeace ships are in a tense stand-off with Danish navy commandos protecting an oil drilling operation in the freezing seas off Greenland. This comes as confidential UK government documents reveal that an Arctic spill would be...

UPDATE: Drilling Suspended, Activists Arrested, Still No Response Plan in Sight

Feature story | June 4, 2011 at 19:41

Fourteen Greenpeace activists who boarded the giant Liev Eiriksson oil rig to ask for copy of its oil spill response plan have been arrested and flown off. Meanwhile, drilling remains suspended, as four more Greenpeace activists have taken up...

Navy Climbers End Our Arctic Oil Rig Occupation

Feature story | June 2, 2011 at 10:46

The greenpeace campaigners who scaled an Arctic oil rig and prevented deep water drilling off the coast of Greenland for four days have vowed to continue their campaign after being arrested by climbers believed to be from the Danish navy.

Father's Day letter to Kumi from his daughter

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | June 19, 2011

>> Read Kumi's response to this letter here . Early yesterday morning Kumi Naidoo, the Global head of Greenpeace, scaled the Arctic oil rig we have been trying to stop over recent months. Like the 18 Greenpeace activists who were...

Meet the Arctic 18

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 9, 2011

Our delegation of 18 activists from the Esperanza and Arctic Sunrise were  arrested on board the Cairn oil rig Leiv Eiriksson  on Saturday. Four days later they are still in jail. They boarded the rig to ask for Cairn’s secret...

Activists Arrested and Pod Captured -- But this is Not the End!

Blog entry by Ben Stewart | June 2, 2011

Last night climbers working for the Danish navy broke into our pod suspended from the Cairn Energy oil rig in the Arctic seas off Greenland. The two Greenpeace activist climbers in the pod were then arrested. Hannah and Luke had...

Kumi Arrives Back From Greenland

Blog entry by mbaillie | June 22, 2011

Here's a short clip of Kumi Naidoo arrving back from Greenland where he has been in jail for the last 5 days. Kumi climbed the Arctic oil rig, the Leiv Eriksson, to demand they stop drilling, and to deliver 50,000 signatures of people...

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