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Saturday, 11 November 2017

GreenPeace: Peaceful protest against Arctic drilling unlawfully ended by Norwegian authorities

Peaceful protest against Arctic drilling unlawfully ended by Norwegian authorities
Korpfjell, Barents Sea, Norway 17 August 2017 РNorwegian authorities have arrested the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, following a peaceful protest in the Barents Sea. The authorities unlawfully ended the activists' peaceful protest against drilling in the Arctic with seizure of the ship and arrests of all 35 activists and crew members on board. The Arctic Sunrise is currently being towed away from the drilling site, to the mainland in Tromș, Northern Norway.Early Thursday, activists on inflatable boats and kayaks entered the exclusion zone of Statoil's Korpfjell well, Norway's most northern oil drilling site to date, and attached a giant globe to the rig Songa Enabler. The globe carried...
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