The bombing of the rainbow warrior
The sinking of the rainbow warrior, codenamed opération satanic, was a bombing operation by the action branch of the french foreign intelligence services, the direction générale de la. The french secret service frogman who attached the mines which sank the greenpeace flagship rainbow warrior in new zealand 30 years ago has apologised for his actions. On july 10th 1985, french intelligence agents acting under direct orders of president françois miterrand bombed the greenpeace rainbow warrior in auckland harbour to. The bombing of the rainbow warrior was an historical event in new zealand that occurred on july 10th 1985 at auckland’s waitemata harbour when french. 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.
Introduction the bombing of the rainbow warrior was a huge event in new zealand that occurred on 10 july 1985 the bombing of the rainbow warrior was caused by. Date: 23 july 2008 by: rein, jocelyn author sharon holt has published a book entitled sabotage that tells the story of the bombing of the rainbow warrior from the. The man in charge of france's intelligence service when it sank the greenpeace flagship rainbow warrior 20 years ago said the late françois mitterrand. Nuclear-free new zealand page 5 – sinking the rainbow warrior rainbow warrior bombing greenpeace mururoa protest international relations international trade. Bombing the rainbow warrior: the intimate story of two french agents and the new zealand police - ebook written by michael king read this book using google play.
Death of fernando pereira an immediate consequence of the bombing of the rainbow warrior was the death of photographer fernando pereira the bombing of the rainbow warrior was planned simply. Reality behind the rainbow warrior outrage 2 jul while the new zealand public was still unaware of just who was behind the bombing of the rainbow warrior.
Jean-luc kister was one of a team which planted mines on the rainbow warrior in 1985 french spy who sank greenpeace ship apologises for lethal bombing. Rainbow warrior: 30 years later, will france ever apologize for fatal bombing of greenpeace ship.
This clip from the 1986 tvnz documentary the rainbow warrior affair shows a reconstruction of the events immediately before and during the bombing of the greenpeace. Why did france sink the rainbow warrior the bombing of the rainbow warrior only sounds shocking if we do not take into account the full history of french. French secret service agent christine cabon refuses to apologise for her part in the bombing of the rainbow warrior.
The bombing of the rainbow warrior
The sinking of the rainbow warrior , codenamed opération satanique , was a bombing operation by the action branch of the french foreign intelligence services , the.
Books that have been published about the bombing of rainbow warrior include eyes of fire: the last voyage of the rainbow warrior. July 10th, 1985 the sinking of the greenpeace protest ship, rainbow warrior, was particularly significant in new zealand's history. Referring to the bombing of the rainbow warrior death is very source: gliding on the lino: the wit of david lange, compiled by david barber, 1987. Greenpeace activists from the flagship rainbow warrior today took action against the mass of coal ships in australian waters, waiting to export climate change.
Nuclear-free new zealand the sinking of the greenpeace protest ship rainbow warrior in auckland in july 1985 shocked the nation the incident galvanised an anti-nuclear movement that had. April 23, 1985: french army lieutenant christine huguette cabon arrives in auckland under orders to infiltrate greenpeace june 22: french army ma. Remembering rainbow warrior: how french president mitterrand personally approved the attack on greenpeace 20 years ago. Thirty years later: the bombing of the rainbow warrior by ed rampell – july 10, 2015 new zealand journalist david robie returns with two books commemorating the. 30 years ago on the 10 july 1985, the rainbow warrior prepares to lead a flotilla of ships from new zealand to moruroa to peacefully protest against french n. Twenty years ago this week rainbow warrior was sunk by french agents in auckland harbour paul brown, who had sailed with the greenpeace flagship just days earlier, recalls the worldwide.