"Direct action: when and why?" by Dr Kumi Naidoo

24 February 2014

The Executive Director of Greenpeace on when and why direct action should be used.

He draws on recent campaigns, such as the 2013 protest at an Arctic oil drilling rig, which saw activists arrested by Russian authorities and held for 100 days.

"We believe that intensifying peaceful civil disobedience is not only ethically justifiable but morally necessary," Kumi Naidoo told The Independent last year.