Shell can help free the Arctic 30
The Greenpeace 'Arctic 30' have been detained for 2 months now and today it was revealed that one activist could remain in jail in Russia until at least February. A request for bail or house arrest was denied.
A further four activists and two freelance journalists face hearings today, with Russia’s powerful Investigative Committee applying for extensions to their detention.
In its campaign to free the Arctic 30, Greenpeace is targeting Shell and wants them to break their deal with Russian energy giant Gazprom over the illegal detention of the 30 activists.
Shell publicly claimed that it had “nothing to do with the events in Russia, zero point zero percent”. But Shell is directly involved with Gazprom, which played a critical role in the arrest and detention of the Arctic 30. The two companies are on the brink of signing an all-important deal. If this deal goes ahead, the two companies will embark on an Arctic oil rush that could be worth half a trillion dollars.
Tell Shell to put pressure on Gazprom to help free the Arctic 30 by signing the petition.
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