Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Nuclear-Free-Middle-East-Launch-27MZIFLZEVSH.htmlConceptually similarNuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGP016XSCompleted★★★★Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGP010N9Completed★★★★Paul Brown taking Oil Sample from SandbankGP0U0FCompleted★★★★Paul Brown taking Oil Sample from SandbankGP0NL7Completed★★★★Iranian Policeman Looking at Oiled BeachGP03LZCompleted★★★★Bomb Damage in AbadanGP0ILRCompleted★★★★★★Bomb Damage in AbadanGP086BCompleted★★★★★★★Bomb Damage in AbadanGP0165OCompleted★★★★Shipwrecks along River KhorramGP0H2ECompleted★★★★View AllGP015H0Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGreenpeace crew member, Randa Mirza of Lebanon, watches the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sail 20 miles from the port of Bushehr in Iran. Greenpeace is touring the Middle East region calling for urgent discussions about the creation of a Nuclear-free Middle East as essential to increasing peace and stability in the region. Plans had been made to hold a press conference on-board the ship in Bushehr to present the results of research into different energy options for Iran, which would allow it to meet its energy needs without recourse to nuclear power. At the last minute, the ship was refused entry into Bushehr by the Iranian authorities.Locations:International Waters-IranDate:18 Feb, 2007Credit:© Greenpeace / John NovisMaximum size:4992px X 3328pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Day-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Low angle view-MY Rainbow Warrior II-Nuclear (campaign title)-One person-OutdoorsShoot:Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGreenpeace activists stage a protest in front of the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, while a tour to advance a nuclear-free Middle East is launched in Iran on the Rainbow Warrior. Greenpeace is calling for urgent discussions about a Nuclear Free Middle East to create a region free of all nuclear technology, civil and military, as essential to increasing peace and stability in the region. Nuclear technology is not the solution to either national security or energy needs.