Greenpeace volunteers place 30 snowmen in front of the Russian embassy in Ottawa along with signs reading “Free the Arctic 30 – Bring them home for the holidays” calling for the disproportionate charges against the “Arctic 30” to be dropped and for the activists and journalists to be allowed to return home for the holidays. Photographer: David Kawai / Greenpeace
'Arctic 30' Global Day of Solidarity in the HagueDemonstrants holding signs and making as much noise as possible asking for protection of the Arctic and the release of the 30 activists. They do did in a protest march from the Russian embassy to the Peace Palace. Tens of thousands of people have taken part in an emergency global day of solidarity with the 'Arctic 30' in well over 80 cities in 50 countries throughout the world. Photographer: Greenpeace / Marten van Dijl
Russian Embassy Protest, LondonGreenpeace activists protest outside the Russian Embassy in London in support of the activists and crew aboard the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, currently held by Russian authorities.
The actor Jude Law and the musician Damon Albarn were among hundreds of supporters to join family members protesting yesterday against Russia's continuing detention of Greenpeace activists, outside the Russian embassy in west London.
'Arctic 30' Global Day of Solidarity in the Hague. Greenpeace activists tie messages written on paper pigeons to the fence of the Peace Palace in the Hague. They do this at the end of a protest march which leads from the Russian embassy to the Peace Palace. Photographer: Greenpeace / Marten van Dijl
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