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Whale heroes face jail

Feature story | July 16, 2010 at 12:11

Two years ago, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, two Japanese Greenpeace activists conducted a public interest investigation into corruption in the Japanese whaling industry. The two activists (now known as the 'Tokyo Two') exposed the corruption and...

Standing with the Tokyo Two

Feature story | September 6, 2010 at 9:54

The Tokyo Two exposed widespread corruption in Japan’s whaling programme. In return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence. Activists in South Africa are outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria holding banners reading...

Vigil at the Japanese Embassy

Image | September 6, 2010 at 17:51

Greenpeace activists hold pictures of Junichi Sato (right) and Toru Suzuki - the Tokyo Two - during a vigil outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria on Monday after the news that both of them were given one year sentences, suspended for three...

The Japanese Embassy in Pretoria

Image | September 6, 2010 at 16:54

Greenpeace activist Rianne Teule hands over a letter to Yoshimi Yanai, Second Secretary at the Japanese Embassy, outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria. Activists in South Africa held a vigil outside the Embassy following the sentence imposed...

Handing over the letter

Image | September 6, 2010 at 17:28

Greenpeace activist Rianne Teule hands over a letter to Yoshimi Yanai, Second Secretary at the Japanese Embassy, outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria. Activists in South Africa held a vigil outside the Embassy following the sentence imposed...

Activism is not a crime

Image | September 6, 2010 at 17:45

Greenpeace activist holds a banner reading "Activism is not a crime" during a vigil outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria, after the news that the Tokyo Two were given one year sentences, suspended for three years, after they exposed...

Tokyo Two: Activism is not a crime

Video | September 1, 2010 at 16:00

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, were arrested 2 years ago after exposing government corruption at the heart of Japan's whaling industry. They are facing 18 month in jail. Sketches: by Molly Intersimone

The vigil

Image | September 6, 2010 at 17:26

Greenpeace activists hold pictures of Junichi Sato (right) and Toru Suzuki outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria. Activists in South Africa held a vigil outside the Embassy following the sentence imposed on the The Tokyo Two, who exposed...

Vigil at the Japanese Embassy

Image gallery | September 6, 2010

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