18 Jun '11, 10pm

Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo Arrested Taking Action Against Arctic Oil Drilling (video)

After scaling the Cairn oil rig Leiv Eiriksson off the coast of Greenland and enduring a water cannon, Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo was arrested Friday and taken into custody. Kumi's brave action came after repeated calls from Greenpeace for Cairn to produce its oil spill response plan which it has thus far refused to do. Kumi carried with him the names of 50,000 people who have asked Cairn to stop exploratory drilling in the Arctic. Here's incredible video of Kumi and another activist braving the water cannons, climbing the rig in extremely frigid conditions: In his final radio transmission before being arrested, Kumi said: "It looks like I'm being arrested now. They say I'm going to be taken to Greenland, but what happens after that I don't know. I did this because Arctic oil drilling is one of the defining environmental battles of our age. I'm...

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