Arctic 30

Members of Greenpeace hang a large poster of Dutch activist Faiza Oulahsen on the office building of Shell during a protest calling for the release of the "Arctic 30" in Rotterdam.

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Members of Greenpeace hang a large poster of Dutch activist Faiza Oulahsen on the office building of Shell during a protest calling for the release of the “Arctic 30″ in Rotterdam.

Greenpeace International activist Sini Saarela from Finland at the Murmansk Regional. Sini Saarela is one of the 'Arctic 30' who are now in custody charged with piracy, punishable for up to 15 years in prison.  The Netherlands said today it has taken Russia to the world's maritime court in order to free 30 crew members of Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise, charged with piracy after protesting Arctic oil drilling.

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Greenpeace International activist Sini Saarela from Finland at the Murmansk Regional Court. Sini Saarela is one of the ‘Arctic 30′ who are now in custody charged with piracy, punishable for up to 15 years in prison. The Netherlands said today it has taken Russia to the world’s maritime court in order to free 30 crew members of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise, charged with piracy after protesting Arctic oil drilling.