Arctic http://wshu.org en Friends, family show support for activist held in Russia http://wshu.org/post/friends-family-show-support-activist-held-russia <p>Nearly 70 people gathered in Norwalk, Connecticut on Saturday night to hold a candle-light vigil in support of a local man who is being held by the Russian government.</p><p>Environmental activist Peter Willcox is the captain of a Greenpeace ship. He and his crew were apprehended when they tried to put a banner on a Russian oil platform to protest drilling in the Arctic.</p><p></p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 13:42:19 +0000 Tarice L.S. Gray 7396 at http://wshu.org Friends, family show support for activist held in Russia