WATCH: 30 Days of Injustice for the Arctic 30, detained in Russia on piracy charges

by Mitchell Wenkus

October 18, 2013

Bail hearing for Greenpeace International activist Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel (from Brazil) at the Regional Court of Murmansk. Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel is one of the 'Arctic 30' who are now in custody charged with piracy, punishable for up to 15 years in prison.

© Dmitri Sharomov / Greenpeace

Following a peaceful protest at a Gazprom oil platform, the Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise was illegally boarded by the Russian Coast Guard. The 28 international activists, a freelance photographer and a freelance videographer, including Captain and American Peter Willcox, have been sentenced to two months in custody on piracy charges.

It has now been 30 days of injustice for these 30 individuals.

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