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Tokyo Two trial: Prosecution struggles on opening day

Feature story | February 23, 2010 at 9:20

Aomori, Japan — It’s been almost two years since the wrongful arrest of Junichi and Toru for their roles in exposing the corruption and lies woven in the fabric that holds the whaling industry together. As the trial for those charges began, it...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature story | July 10, 2008 at 17:00

Our Japanese activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were charged with theft and trespass today by the prosecutor in Aomori after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern...

Japan's whaling programme in disarray

Feature story | November 11, 2008 at 17:00

As the whaling fleet prepares to depart Japan, evidence is mounting of an industry in crisis, as new revelations of financial and image problems add to the woes of the scandal-plagued industry.

Activists released; time to investigate whaling fleet corruption

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 17:00

The two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested and charged for intercepting a box of whale meat illegally smuggled off the Japanese whaling fleet, have been released on bail, after 26 days in custody.

Reports: Japanese government gives in, slashes whale quotas

Feature story | November 12, 2008 at 17:00

Good news for the whales comes in threes. And then you get a dollop of extra. Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan's biggest newspapers, reports there will be a 20 percent reduction in the number of whales targeted in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary...

Whaling fleet attempts to sneak out of port

Feature story | November 16, 2008 at 17:00

Our activists marked the departure of Japan's whaling fleet from the port of Innoshima with banners declaring "Whaling on Trial" and another in Japanese outlining the whaling operation's multi-million dollar drain on Japan's taxpayers. The fleet...

Esperanza leaves Auckland

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 17:00

This year the Japanese government aims to hunt almost 1,000 whales in the Southern Ocean whales sanctuary. Once again Greenpeace will be there to defend the whales.

Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists

Feature story | June 29, 2008 at 17:00

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UPDATED - Outrage: Greenpeace whale meat scandal whistleblowers arrested in Japan

Feature story | June 19, 2008 at 17:00

Japanese police have arrested two Greenpeace activists for exposing a whale meat scandal involving the government-sponsored whaling programme. The two activists, Junichi Sato, 31, and Toru Suzuki, 41, are being investigated for allegedly stealing...

Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling.

Feature story | June 21, 2010 at 8:11

As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting begins in Morocco, there has been a flurry of media coverage over a possible ‘deal’ or ‘compromise’. Often the details, and sometimes the central points, can get lost as things are...

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