Russia urged to release Greenpeace crew

Protesters call for release of members one month after they were arrested trying to board an Arctic oil platform.

    Protesters have rallied for the release of Greenpeace members arrested by Russia as they tried to board an Arctic oil rig.

    Demonstrations took place in both Moscow and the port city of Murmansk, where the activists are being held.

    Eighteen of them have been denied bail, ahead of their trial next month on piracy charges.

    They were arrested in the Arctic after on their Greenpeace ship after some tried to scale a Russian-owned drilling platform.

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.