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I first read about this a couple of days ago:<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Angry French fishermen have laid siege to the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior II outside the southern port of Marseille in a row over tuna fishing.<br><br><br><br>
About 20 boats surrounded the Greenpeace vessel after it sailed to the area to highlight the alleged over-fishing of blue-fin tuna.<br><br><br><br>
Port officials later ruled it could not enter the harbour because of the risk of public disorder, an AFP report said.<br><br><br><br>
Greenpeace said it would leave the area at 1800 (1600GMT) on Thursday.<br><br><br><br>
The protest disrupted other vessels trying to use the port, including a number of cargo ships and ferries which were unable to set sail as planned.</div>
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Full story:<br><br><a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5279158.stm" target="_blank">http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5279158.stm</a><br><br><br><br>
The fishermen have agreed to end the blockade now that the RWII is leaving:<br><br><a href="http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411319/820603" target="_blank">http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411319/820603</a><br><br><br><br>
Grr.
 
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