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Supreme Court rejects Tokyo Two appeal for disclosure of key evidence

Press release | 18 November, 2009 at 1:00

The Tokyo Supreme Court today denied a special appeal for disclosure of evidence in the trial of Greenpeace activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, upholding a string of human rights violations committed against them and reinforcing the flawed...

End of Japanese Whaling May be in Sight

Press release | 12 November, 2009 at 1:00

A major review of Japanese government spending could spell the end to whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, according to Greenpeace, after the review committee proposed massive cuts in subsidies to a body which funds the so-called...

Court denies disclosure of whale meat embezzlement evidence

Press release | 11 August, 2009 at 2:00

Echoing the culture of cover-ups of the whale meat embezzlement scandal, which Greenpeace activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki are on trial for exposing, the Aomori district court has denied a defence counsel request for disclosure of evidence...

Tokyo two Pre-trail hearings continue: A proper defence requires all the evidence...

Press release | 4 August, 2009 at 2:00

While over three million visitors are hitting the streets of Aomori to see the colourful floats of the Nebuta festival, the Tokyo Two defence counsel is in court wrangling over the disclosure of important evidence.

Tokyo Two Prosecution Continues Culture of Cover-ups

Press release | 17 June, 2009 at 2:00

The latest pre-trial meeting in the prosecution of Greenpeace Japan staff members, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, has revealed information contradicting claims made by the whaling industry.

Aomori Court leaves Tokyo Two trial to languish

Press release | 20 November, 2009 at 1:00

In a week marked by several events that could have significant bearing on the future of Japan's so-called "scientific" whaling operation, the pre-trial process of Greenpeace activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki has been left languishing by the...

Greenpeace challenges Japan to prosecute anti-whaling activists worldwide

Press release | 4 November, 2008 at 14:24

Ending the political prosecution of two Greenpeace activists in Japan will become the central focus of a global mass mobilisation campaign against the Japanese government's whale hunt in the Southern Ocean Whaling Sanctuary, Greenpeace announced...

UN Biodiversity Summit Update: The Nail That Sticks Out Gets Hammered Down

Blog entry by Frode Pleym | 27 October, 2010 3 comments

Frode Pleym (right) is part of the Greenpeace delegation at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity meeting in Nagoya, Japan. I will be the first one to admit that my home country Norway is not perfect. Still, it is a relatively...

Quarterly - 2008.4

Background | 5 May, 2009 at 14:39

Spanish activity in support of Tokyo Two

Image | 6 September, 2010 at 18:38

06 September 2010 - Spain. More than 30 Greenpeace activists take part in a candlelight vigil in front of Japanese Embassy in Madrid. The group is protesting the verdict against the two activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the "Tokyo...

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