Jailed Greenpeace Activist Seeks King's Help

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Faiza Oulahsen, a Dutch Greenpeace activist imprisoned in Russia, has asked King Willem-Alexander for help.

Oulahsen is one of the Greenpeace activists who is imprisoned in the northern Russian city of Murmansk. In September, Russia arrested the 30 activists who had been taking part in protests against Gazprom drilling in the Arctic sea.

She wrote a letter to king, asking him to discuss her and her fellow activists' matter with when visiting Russian president Vladimir Putin next week, RTL News reports.

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will visit Russia next week. They will be in Russia for the conclusion of the Netherlands-Russia Year.


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