Dutch Police Arrest Greenpeace Activists For Trying To Block Russian Tanker – 1 May 2014

RT logoDutch police have stormed a Greenpeace vessel and arrested around 30 activists, as they tried to stop a Russian oil tanker from docking in Rotterdam. The Mikhail Ulyanov vessel was carrying Russia’s first shipment from a new Arctic drilling platform.

The environmental organization’s ship, the Rainbow Warrior, included some activists, such as the boat’s captain, Peter Wilcox, who were detained last year in the Arctic by Russian coastguards.

“The captain has been arrested and the ship is being taken elsewhere,” police spokesman Roland Eckers told AFP of the Rainbow Warrior.

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