The bombing of the rainbow warrior
1 the sinking of the rainbow warrior in auckland harbour on 10 july 1985 was one of the most serious international incidents suffered by new. The rainbow warrior affair - in july 1985 french government agents bombed greenpeace vessel the rainbow warrior while it was moored at an auckland. The rainbow warrior prepares to lead a flotilla of ships from new zealand to moruroa to peacefully protest against french nuclear testing.
10 july 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the bombing of the rainbow warrior and the killing of a greenpeace photographer by french. Rainbow warrior in auckland harbour after bombing by french secret “as he went down the second bomb went off and the boat tilted further. The bomber behind the sinking of a greenpeace ship off the coast of to apologise for his role in sinking the rainbow warrior in july 1985. This film tells the true story of the sinking of the greenpeace ship, the rainbow warrior (commanded by jon voight), in auckland harbor in 1984, and the.
The sinking of the rainbow warrior, codenamed opération satanique, was a bombing operation by the action branch of the french foreign intelligence. State-backed terrorism as exemplified by the bombing of the rainbow warrior, the amsterdam-registered flagship of the greenpeace environmental movement, . In auckland harbor in new zealand, greenpeace's rainbow warrior sinks after french agents in diving gear plant a bomb on the hull of the vessel. Bombing of the rainbow warrior photo: greenpeace from 1978-1985, the first rainbow warrior was greenpeace international's main vessel (it's 'flagship'. The sinking of the rainbow warriorled to a deep and genuine sense of public outrage in new zealand it was the first time in new zealand.
Rainbow warrior bombing's twentieth anniversary commemorated with tribute concert, commemoration service, special recording of nz band. Sinking the rainbow warrior - nuclear-free new zealand nzhistorygovtnz/politics/nuclear-free-new-zealand/rainbow-warrior. After the bombing greenpeace gifted the warrior to the sea and she now lies as an artificial reef in the cavallii islands, a refuge for the marine life she was sunk.
The bombing of the rainbow warrior
The man in charge of france's intelligence service when it sank the greenpeace flagship rainbow warrior 20 years ago said the late françois. It was later launched as the rainbow warrior in 1978 and was due to lead the rainbow warrior sank just four minutes after the second bomb. The french intelligence agent who led the deadly attack on the greenpeace flagship rainbow warrior in new zealand 30 years ago has for the. On july 10th 1985, a greenpeace ship by the name of rainbow warrior was moored at marsden wharf in the harbour of auckland, new.
It was the night new zealand lost its innocence thirty years ago french commandos bombed the greenpeace flagship, rainbow warrior,. July 10 - two explosions sink a 160-foot ship, the rainbow warrior, has begun an official inquiry into the sinking of the rainbow warrior.
Port klang: the french government has never apologised for the 1985 bombing of the greenpeace ship rainbow warrior that took the life. French military divers attached mines to the rainbow warrior to thwart greenpeace protests against nuclear bomb tests on mururoa atoll in the. On july 10th 1985, french intelligence agents acting under direct orders of president françois miterrand bombed the greenpeace rainbow warrior in auckland. In 1985, as she was preparing to sail for moruroa atoll to protest against french nuclear testing there, the greenpeace ship rainbow warrior was bombed as.