Greenpeace: A History of Lawlessness

Greenpeace leaders have definitely developed a special niche when it comes to protest tactics. While some groups might utilize shocking street theater (think PETA), Greenpeace has really mastered the arrest. In just the past couple of years, Greenpeace has been involved in acts of global lawlessness such as:

Greenpeace arrests go back years. In 2004 alone 13 activists were arrested boarding a ship in protest of genetically improved foods, 11 activists were arrested outside a Brazilian nuclear facility, and French police arrested three Greenpeace activists in connection with a nuclear power protest.

Law-breaking is apparently a pillar of Greenpeace’s modus operandi. Is this really a “social welfare” organization?

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