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Russia must drop unfounded ‘piracy’ charges against Greenpeace activists

Headline Title:  Russia must drop unfounded ‘piracy’ charges against Greenpeace activists 24 September 2013 Piracy charges against activists on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are manifestly unfounded, Amnesty International said after the Russian authorities released a statement on the case on Tuesday afternoon.“There’s very little question that unarmed Greenpeace activists are not pirates,” said John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International.  “Charges of piracy are manifestly unfounded in this case – having no basis in law or reality…

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