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Seized Greenpeace Ship Departs Russia

AP | Associated Press | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green

MOSCOW (AP) — The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise departed for the Netherlands on Friday nearly a year after Russian authorities seized it during a p...

Getting 'The Arctic 30' Home

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

Australian activist Colin Russell was today released from a St. Petersburg detention center, the last of the Arctic 30 detainees to be freed on bail after the seizure of the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise more than two months ago.

Kate Sheppard

American Jailed In Russia For Protesting Climate Change Won't Back Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

After two months in a Russian jail, American Greenpeace activist Peter Willcox will spend Thanksgiving free on bail. But he's still not allowed to com...

Greenpeace Takes Protest To Dizzying Heights

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Ten Greenpeace activists scaled Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia basilica Friday to demand the release of 30 people jailed in Russia for taking pa...

Netherlands Sets Fresh Course vs. Moscow on Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise Seizure and Arrests

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The Netherlands is in a unique position to assert the rule of law in the case of the Arctic Sunrise, beyond the consideration of the ship's registration. The Netherlands is home to several major international tribunals, including the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.

Dutch Request Maritime Court to Order Release of Arctic 30

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

This is an important and welcome move by the Dutch government and boosts hopes that the 28 Greenpeace International activists, plus a freelance photographer and videographer, might soon be released from detention in Murmansk.

Greenpeace Protesters Denied Bail In Russia

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2013 | Green

* Environmental protesters being held on piracy charges * First foreigners to appeal against detention fail ...

Greenpeace Head Offers Up Himself As Bail

Reuters | Posted 12.08.2013 | Green

By Thomas Escritt AMSTERDAM, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The head of Greenpeace offered on Wednesday to move to Russia and stand as security for...

Greenpeace Stages Vigils For Activists Held In Russia

Agence France Presse | Dmitry Zaks | Posted 12.06.2013 | Green

Greenpeace supporters held vigils across the world Saturday in support of 30 activists jailed by Russia after a protest against Arctic oil drilling, s...

LOOK: Dramatic PHOTOS of Greenpeace Ship Seized at Gunpoint by Russian Military

Philip Radford | Posted 12.02.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

The fossil fuel industry is desperate. They're searching the earth for more and more extreme forms of energy, hoping to get the last of the oil, coal, and gas out of the ground before it's all gone.

Russian Court Jails 6 More Greenpeace Activists

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.29.2013 | Green

MOSCOW — A court in the northern Russian city of Murmansk on Sunday sent all eight remaining Greenpeace activists to jail for two months, showin...

Kumi Naidoo on Greenpeace Activists Detained in Russia

Bill Moyers | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

A Russian court has ordered that 10 Greenpeace activists, including an American ship captain, be held in custody for two months while the Russian authorities determine whether a protest last week at an offshore oil rig in the Arctic was an act of piracy.

Saving the Earth From Ourselves

Bill Moyers | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo joins Moyers & Company this week to discuss the politics of climate change and the urgency of environmental activism.

Russia Jails Greenpeace Activists

AP | ALEXANDER ROSLYAKOV and NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green

MURMANSK, Russia — A Russian court on Thursday jailed the U.S. captain of a Greenpeace ship along with a Russian photographer and more than a do...