Its namesake, rainbow warrior ii, formerly the grampian fame, was launched in hamburg on july 10, 1989, four years to the day after the bombing on july 15, 1990, a memorial by kerikeri. On july 10th 1985, french intelligence agents acting under direct orders of president françois miterrand bombed the greenpeace rainbow warrior in auckland harbour to prevent its protest voyage to the nuclear testing site of moruroa in french polynesia. In 1985, french secret service agents planted two bombs and sank our ship the rainbow warrior one crew member was killed it was an instance when a government chose to respond to peaceful protest with deadly force but peaceful protest has prevailed 10 july 1985 the greenpeace ship the rainbow . This fascinating text presents in startling detail the careful interrogation of alain mafart and dominique prieur, part of the french team behind the bombing of the rainbow warrior, leading to their arrest and conviction. French spy who sank greenpeace ship apologises for lethal bombing jean-luc kister was one of a team which planted mines on the rainbow warrior in 1985, killing photographer fernando pereira kim .
In fact, the rainbow warrior bombing had the opposite effect it helped to further mobilise and galvanise the nuclear-free movement in new zealand it helped to further mobilise and galvanise the nuclear-free movement in new zealand. Then, just before midnight on the evening of 10 july, two explosions ripped through the hull of the greenpeace flagship rainbow warrior, which was moored at marsden wharf in auckland hear reaction to the bombing. The french agent who planted the bombs that sank the rainbow warrior has apologised for his actions more than 30 years after the attack on the greenpeace vessel, which killed photographer .
Documentary produced in 2005 about the bombing of the greenpeace flagship, rainbow warrior, in auckland harbour on the night of july 10,1985, the blasts of . Pacific media watch newsdesk pacific environmental and political journalist david robie has recalled the bombing of the original greenpeace flagship rainbow warrior 33 years ago in an interview with host sarah macdonald on the abc’s nightlife “this week in history” programme. Bombing the rainbow warrior: the intimate story of two french agents and the new zealand police (bwb texts book 22) - kindle edition by michael king download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. 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. The sinking of the rainbow warrior, codenamed opération satanique, was a bombing operation by the action branch of the french foreign intelligence services, the direction générale de la sécurité extérieure , carried out on 10 july 1985.
Reality behind the rainbow warrior outrage while the new zealand public was still unaware of just who was behind the bombing of the rainbow warrior, cabinet ministers had known within three . The investigation into the french bombing of the rainbow warrior was the biggest of galbraith's lengthy career which included a stint as assistant police commissioner, and helping establishing the . The bombing of the rainbow warrior took place on 10 july 1985, in auckland's waitemata harbour it was the first time an act of international. Went aboard the rainbow warrior on the evening of the bombing, allegedly to provide the dgse agents with information used to time the bombing he arrived on the same day as tonel and camurier and changed his ticket to fly out for tahiti shortly before the explosions. Event: the bombing of the rainbow warrior causes of the bombing of the rainbow warrior there were many causes of the bombing of the rainbow warrior in 1985.
On 10 july french secret service agents attached two bombs to the hull of the rainbow warrior and sank the vessel. A programme for the rainbow warrior music festival held at auckland's mt smart stadium on 5 april 1986 images and media for rainbow warrior bombing rainbow warrior memorial. 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 sinking of greenpeace’s iconic ship and the nuclear-free pacific movement. Just before midnight on july 10, 1985, greenpeace’s flagship rainbow warrior was sunk while berthed at waitemata harbor in auckland, new zealand investigations showed that french secret service agents had placed two limpet mines on rainbow warrior’s hull and propeller it was an attempt to .
The name rainbow warrior was inspired by a north american indian legend this prophesies that when man has destroyed the world through his greed the warriors of the rainbow will rise again to save it. Felling of a warrior, 15 july 2005, the guardian – article on 20th anniversary of rainbow warrior bombing including updates on further developments in the case how rainbow warrior was played down , 23 august 2005, the guardian . 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 to sink the ship, disrupting new zealand and greenpeace’s ability to protest, and also sending a message to the protesters, that there was opposition to this anti-nuclear protest. Two french secret service agents have dramatically changed their pleas on charges relating to the bombing of the rainbow warrior in auckland harbour, new zealand.
Bombing of the rainbow warrior memorial to rainbow warrior at matauri bay, northland rainbow warrior, then captained by peter willcox, was sabotaged and sunk just . Rainbow warrior - bombing (q1) study guide by vandynz includes 30 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.