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The Associated Press June 17, 2011, 8:14AM ET

Greenpeace chief arrested on Greenland oil rig

Police say the head of Greenpeace has been arrested after climbing an oil rig off Greenland's west coast in an attempt to stop a Scottish oil company from deepwater drilling in Arctic waters.

Police spokesman Morten Nielsen told The Associated Press that Greenpeace's executive director Kumi Naidoo was arrested Friday along with a Norwegian activist on top of the Leiv Eriksson drilling rig, which is operated by Cairn Energy.

Nielsen says the two will be transferred to Greenland's capital Nuuk where they will be charged with trespassing and violating Greenland's "home rule order on safety zones."

Greenpeace has staged a series of protests at the drilling rig, demanding that Cairn present a plan on how to cope with a potential oil spill.

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