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Four more Arctic 30 detainees released from Russian prison

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 11:18

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...

First Russians of the "Arctic 30" released on bail

Video | 21 November, 2013 at 17:19

Freelance photographer Denis Sinyakov and Greenpeace activist Andrey Allakhverdov are released on bail from St Petersburg detention centre SIZO 1. They were arrested in September 2013 by Russian authorities following a Greenpeace protest against...

Murmansk court rejects appeal over arrest of ship Arctic Sunrise

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 15:02

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

First Russian nationals among Arctic 30 released from prison

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 11:57

Amsterdam, 21 November 2013 – Three Russian nationals, part of the so-called Arctic 30, have been released from prison, bringing to four the number of those freed after being granted bail this week by St Petersburg courts.

Ana Paula from Brazil released - first of the Arctic 30 to leave prison

Press release | 20 November, 2013 at 17:57

Amsterdam, 20 November 2013 - Greenpeace International activist Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel of Brazil has today been released from detention, the first of the Arctic 30 to leave prison following the granting of bail by a St Petersburg court.

Bail already posted for nine of the Arctic 30

Press release | 20 November, 2013 at 13:17

Amsterdam, 20 November 2013 - Greenpeace International today said it has already posted bail for nine of the Arctic 30, but does not expect them to be released before the weekend. Lawyers say they are making bail payments - set at 2 million...

Colin Russell Detention Hearing in St Petersburg

Video | 19 November, 2013 at 19:40

Colin Russell delivers a powerful speech to media during his detention hearing at Primorskiy Court in St. Petersburg. The Russian Investigative Committee is applying to keep the detainees in prison for a further three months while they...

Nine more activists granted bail in Arctic 30 case

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 18:09

Amsterdam, 19 November 2013 - Nine Greenpeace activists were today granted bail in St Petersburg. Twelve of the so-called Arctic 30 have now been told they will soon be released. They were told they will be released from jail if they can provide...

Brazilian and New Zealand activists granted bail in Arctic 30 case

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 12:47

Amsterdam, 19 November 2013 - Two Greenpeace activists were today granted bail in St Petersburg, becoming the fourth and fifth of the so-called Arctic 30 to be told they will soon be released. Brazilian Ana Paula Maciel, 31, and David Haussmann...

'Two Months of Injustice' Global Day of Solidarity

Video | 18 November, 2013 at 17:00

On Saturday 16th November 2013, at events at 265 cities in 43 countries, thousands of people took part in a day of solidarity to mark two months since the Arctic 30 were detained following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling on...

Arctic 30 doctor given bail in St Petersburg

Press release | 18 November, 2013 at 16:52

Amsterdam, 18 November 2013 - Ekaterina Zaspa, one of the so-called Arctic 30, was today given bail by a court in St Petersburg. The development came on the same day that another detainee was refused bail and ordered to return to jail until...

Arctic 30 activist detained until February by Russian court

Press release | 18 November, 2013 at 12:34

Amsterdam, 18 November 2013 - A court in St Petersburg has ruled that a Greenpeace International activist could remain in jail in Russia until at least February.

Worldwide day of protests mark two months in Russian detention for Arctic 30

Press release | 16 November, 2013 at 12:30

Amsterdam, 16 November 2013 - Thousands of people are today taking part in peaceful protests in 263 cities in 43 countries to express their solidarity with the 30 people who were detained on a Greenpeace International ship by armed Russian...

Authorities apply for three month extension to Arctic 30 detention

Press release | 15 November, 2013 at 13:38

Amsterdam, 15 November 2013 — Russia’s Investigative Committee today announced that it will apply for a three-month extension to the detention of the Arctic 30. They will make the applications in front of a judge at hearings next week.

"Dear Vladimir...": Ex-Beatle Sir Paul writes to Putin calling for Arctic 30 release

Blog entry by Elena Polisano | 14 November, 2013 5 comments

Support for the Arctic 30 just went pop. In a really good way. And Sir Paul McCartney just made a sure-fire bid to become my favourite Beatle. Today on his website Sir Paul published a personal letter to Vladimir Putin, in which the...

Save the Arctic and Free the Arctic 30

Video | 13 November, 2013 at 20:00

The Arctic is majestic, extreme, and extremely fragile. Companies like Gazprom and Shell want to drill for oil, putting the entire planet at risk. Now 30 men and women are imprisoned in Russia for trying to stop this destruction and protect the...

Gazprom Protest At European Autumn Gas Conference

Image | 13 November, 2013 at 19:00

Five Greenpeace Belgium activists hold hand banners reading: "Gazprom: Don't Destroy The Arctic', during the Brussels European Autumn Gas Conference. Greenpeace demands that Gazprom cease their high-risk oil exploration in the Arctic. The...

Support from the Amazon to the Arctic

Blog entry by Anne Dingwall, Security Advisor | 13 November, 2013 29 comments

A small group of us had been working in Manaus, deep in the Amazon, for two years. We were exposing illegal logging operations and making some enemies in the process. The Amazon was isolated and violent. Assassinations of...

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