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Year one of war

Feature story | 18 March, 2004 at 1:00

Last February, 30 million people took to the streets to oppose the invasion of Iraq. "Let the Inspections Work!" and "No War for Oil!" the banners read. Twelve months ago, the bombing started, the troops landed and the tragic story of the Iraqi...

US to UN: Butt out

Feature story | 10 April, 2003 at 2:00

An extraordinary communication from the United States to UN representatives around the world has been leaked to Greenpeace.(Full text of the leaked document here). In it, the United States warns that the simple act of support for a General...

UK military port blocked

Feature story | 30 January, 2003 at 1:00

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.

Who won the Peace Prize? Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Feature story | 7 October, 2005 at 2:00

The Nobel Peace Prize, founded on a fortune made from explosives, has gone to the agency whose job it is to promote nuclear power without promoting nuclear weapons, and the man who heads it. Anybody with that job probably deserves some kind of...

Global voices say no to war

Feature story | 16 April, 2003 at 2:00

What role could the European Union play in restoring international law and order through the UN Charter? Help us call on world leaders gathering in Athens to prevent another illegal war.

Big Oil pushes the White House for a war with Iraq

Feature story | 27 January, 2003 at 1:00

Never has there been a better time to be an oil baron. The car-owning masses of the world pay whatever it takes to fill their tanks. The money flows so freely it can buy and sell even the most destructive environmental policy. And if interests...

Last hope for the UN

Feature story | 20 March, 2003 at 1:00

The leaders of the most powerful nations on Earth have failed us. The Security Council has failed us. War has begun. The UN should not allow itself to be relegated to a strictly humanitarian role: it is their moment to stand up and give voice to...

Bush: how will you explain war with Iraq to your children?

Feature story | 18 October, 2002 at 2:00

As United States policy turns from deterrence to dominance, John Passacantando, director of Greenpeace in the US, is asking George W. Bush some hard questions. But the toughest question for Bush is how will he explain a war on the Iraqi people...

Seizing rainbows and stopping war

Feature story | 15 March, 2003 at 1:00

The Rainbow Warrior was seized while trying to stop the march of the war machine, our captain and several crew members were injured during arrests. But ours are minor bruises and sprains compared with the death and destruction a war on Iraq would...

Instruments of war on the move

Feature story | 17 February, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activist Tracy got a plankton's eye view of a US war machine as it entered Antwerp harbour to load up with supplies bound for the Gulf. The dock is lined with tanks, helicopters, jeeps and other military supplies and every day ships...

US unilateralism no laughing matter

Feature story | 26 March, 2003 at 1:00

"Frustrated with the United Nations' consistent, blatant regard for the will of its 188 member nations, the US announced Monday the formation of its own international governing body, the USUN." Some would merely laugh off this satirical story in...

Fingers on the triggers

Feature story | 13 March, 2003 at 1:00

The US Navy kept more than a close eye on Greenpeace activists this morning as the Coast Guard vessel Dallas left the US and Spanish naval port in Rota. The activists were escorting the vessel out of the port and were immediately pounced on by...

Rainbow Warrior seized

Feature story | 2 February, 2003 at 1:00

For the last six days Greenpeace activists have peacefully protested in a UK port where military supply vessels are preparing for departure to Iraq. A High Court ruling has recognised Greenpeace's right to protest and denied the Defense...

Spanish people say no war

Feature story | 11 March, 2003 at 1:00

It is spring in Spain, the sun is shining and the countryside is being covered in a blanket of green, fragrant yellow flowers are growing on gently rolling hills. No wait, those are not hills, they are ammunitions bunkers buried in the ground...

Stopping the war machine in Spain

Feature story | 14 March, 2003 at 1:00

It could be just days before the US goes to war in Iraq and still supplies for the war machine are on route. The Rainbow Warrior blocked the US and Spanish military port of Rota in the south of Spain, trying to stop the US military cargo ship...

Tank girls occupy war machine

Feature story | 4 February, 2003 at 1:00

Despite growing public opposition to a war with Iraq, day and night British tanks, helicopters and jeeps are streaming though Southampton as part of the build up of the war machine. For over a week we have tried to stop the supplies from loading...

Oil Wars

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 19 October, 2012 2 comments

When you hear politicians claim that the next war is “not about the oil,” rest assured: It’s about the oil. Although the revolts in the Middle East involve genuine disputes within the nations – Egypt, Libya, Syria – the superpowers...

Look after yourself Cindy Sheehan, and thank you

Blog entry by eoin | 31 May, 2007 4 comments

Photo by KG4CHW. License: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Cindy Sheehan spoke with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow yesterday about the day her son Casey died in Iraq, campaigning to hold Bush and Congress to account for the Iraq war...

Nuclear News: Government buys back radioactive home

Blog entry by Justin | 5 March, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Sydney Morning Herald: Government buys back radioactive home ‘THE State Government reached an in-principle agreement to pay a Hunters Hill family $3.4 million to buy their...

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