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Activists 'treated inhumanely'

Greenpeace activists being held in a Russian jail are suffering "inhuman treatment" says a lawyer for one of the British suspects. 30 people were charged with piracy after they approached an Arctic oil rig on a ship to protest against drilling.

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Jude Law: Piracy charges against activists 'ludicrous'

Actor Jude Law has said he is "exercising" his right to "peacefully protest" as he joined 800 people at a vigil condemning charges of piracy against 30 Greenpeace activists in Russia.

Law, whose children went to school with detainee Frank Hewetson, said:

What is ludicrous is that they have been charged with piracy which has a threat of 15 years in prison.

Of course I am worried about Frank because I care about his family and I care about him but I know that he is incredibly durable.

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