22 Aug '11, 4pm

Copenhagen court vindicates Greenpeace 'red carpet' activists over 2009 climate protest

Copenhagen court vindicates Greenpeace 'red carpet' activists over 2009 climate protest

Good news from Denmark: the Red Carpet trial has finally ended , with a victory for freedom of expression - the Danish court clearly recognised the place that peaceful protest needs to occupy in a democracy, and the importance of standing up for what you believe in. The “Red Carpet 11” – Joris, Nora, Juan, Christian, Morton, Victor, Dima, Melanie, Guilhem, Thomas and Anders – received suspended sentences instead time in prison, fines or deportation from Denmark. There’s a great sense of relief from the Red Carpet team, but it would do them an injustice to say that they can now move on with their lives – these are not the kind of people who sit still for long, and you can bet that they’ve been busy doing plenty of other things in their personal and professional lives over the last 20 months. In December 2009, on the last evening of the Copenhagen Climate Summit, three Green...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/activists-vindi...

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