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The bombing of the Rainbow Warrior

Page | November 6, 2007 at 1:09

In 1985, French secret service agents planted two bombs and sank our ship the Rainbow Warrior. One crew member was killed. It was an instance when a government chose to respond to peaceful protest with deadly force. But peaceful protest has...

Moruroa: Journey into the bomb

Page | April 28, 2005 at 7:28

In June of 1972, David McTaggart raised a pair of binoculars from the deck of his 38-foot ketch, Vega. He and two crew had been 70 days at sea, and they were stationed in the forbidden zone outside Moruroa, the Pacific atoll where the French...

Rainbow Warrior under arrest inside the French nuclear test site at Moruroa

Image | May 18, 2005 at 1:00

1995-09-01 The RAINBOW WARRIOR under arrest inside the 12 mile exclusion zone around the French nuclear test site at Moruroa. The Warrior had been stormed and seized by French commandos as it entered the exclusion zone during an action to disrupt...

David McTaggart audio diary on eve of nuclear blast.

Generic multimedia item | December 17, 2004 at 0:00

David McTaggart's audio diary from Vega, his 38-foot Ketch hove-to in the forbidden zone of an imminent atmospheric nuclear test. Earlier this day, McTaggart had seen the balloon carrying the test device aloft over Moruroa. He and his crew...

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