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We need 30 Twitter millionaires to #FreeTheArctic30

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | October 3, 2013

We just found out that our friends are being charged with piracy for standing up to Gazprom. It’s an incredibly serious charge and carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in a Russian jail. Please tweet these people with millions of...

Greenpeace arrests show attempts to silence environmentalists continue

Blog entry by David Suzuki | November 27, 2013

Early November marked the 18th anniversary of the tragic murder of outspoken writer and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight colleagues by the Nigerian government. Saro-Wiwa and the others had waged a long campaign to stop...

On 30th day of imprisonment, events across the world to free the Arctic 30

Press release | October 18, 2013 at 16:12

18 October 2013, Manila, Philippines — As the Arctic 30 face their 30th day of imprisonment in a Russian jail, nearly 10,000 people are taking to the streets at 85 events in 36 cities to call for their immediate release.

Update: Greenpeace International responds to 2 Russian court decisions

Press release | September 26, 2013 at 21:54

A freelance photographer who was on board the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise is under investigation for alleged piracy under Russian criminal law and will be held in custody for two months as investigations continue.

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