The family of a Greenpeace activist from Oxfordshire are campaigning for his release. Phil Ball from Chipping Norton was part of a group arrested in Moscow when they tried to board a Russian oil platform in protest at plans to develop off-shore oil fields in the Arctic.
He could face fifteen years in prison for piracy. Penny Silvester has more.
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