Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Arrests-after-IWC-Demonstration---St-Kitts-27MZIFLG80QJ.htmlConceptually similarInternational Whaling CommissionGP0HVRCompleted★★★★Arrests after IWC Demonstration - St KittsGP0OCRCompleted★★★★International Whaling Commission 2006GP019LHCompleted★★★★International Whaling Commission 2006GP0MENCompleted★★★★International Whaling Commission 2006GP015GSCompleted★★★★International Whaling Commission 2006GP0ZO8Completed★★★★International Whaling Commission 2006GP0APHCompleted★★★★International Whaling Commission 2006GP0NENCompleted★★★★International Whaling Commission 2006GP040MCompleted★★★★View AllGP010N2Arrests after IWC Demonstration - St KittsGreenpeace activists (including Mike Townsley, a Press Officer from Greenpeace International) arrested in a protest the previous day, are taken to the court house in Basseterre, Saint Kitts.The activists attempted a demonstration where they would install a symbolic whale tail graveyard on the beach before St. Kitts security stopped them. The demonstration, held during the IWC (International Whaling Commission) meeting, was meant to highlight the number of whales killed during the last whaling season in the so-called Southern Oceans Whale Sanctuary.Locations:Saint Kitts And NevisDate:21 Jun, 2006Credit:© Greenpeace / Dang NgoMaximum size:4064px X 2704pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Arrests-Courts-Day-Greenpeace activists-International Whaling Commission (IWC)-KWCI (GPI)-Oceans (campaign title)-Outdoors-People-Police-WhalingShoot:IWC 2006 Meeting, Action and ArrestsGreenpeace photographer Dang Ngo photographs the IWC (International Whaling Commission) summit in Saint Kitts and Nevis. During the meeting Greenpeace activists from the banned Greenpeace ship, the MY Arctic Sunrise, arrived via inflatable boats at the beach in North Frigate Bay where they installed a symbolic whale tail graveyard before St. Kitts security stopped them. The demonstration was meant to highlight the number of whales killed during the last whaling season in the so-called Southern Oceans Whale Sanctuary. 10 Greenpeace activists were arrested.