The intelligence agent who led a French secret service mission that blew up the Greenpeace flagship vessel Rainbow Warrior, killing a photographer in Auckland, New Zealand, 30 years ago has apologized for his actions on New Zealand television.

The Rainbow Warrior was scheduled to head to South Pacific waters to protest French nuclear bomb tests. The bomb sank the vessel and killed freelance photographer Fernando Pereira.

“Democracy Now!” airs the TVNZ report featuring Jean-Luc Kister’s confession.

— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

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