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Japanese High Court rejects additional evidence in Tokyo Two appeal

Feature story | May 24, 2011 at 10:54

Sendai, Japan – The Sendai High Court today rejected a request from Greenpeace Japan executive director and anti-whaling activist Junichi Sato to submit new evidence and witnesses in light of the fact that the Fisheries Agency of Japan has...

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 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.

Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists

Feature story | June 29, 2008 at 17:00

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GUILTY! Japan's justice system "breached human rights of Greenpeace anti-whaling...

Feature story | February 7, 2010 at 17:00

When two of our activists were detained after exposing major corruption in the Japanese whaling industry - we knew the Japanese authorities breached internationally guaranteed human rights. Now, as these two activists prepare to take the stand...

Whaling on trial: Vindication!

Feature story | December 23, 2010 at 10:09

TOYKO: After two and a half years of hard work in Japan to expose corruption at the heart of the whaling industry - we have a significant victory!

On World Oceans Day the Tokyo Two urgently need our help!

Blog entry by cskinner | June 8, 2010

World Oceans Day is a day for us to celebrate our seas and a time for us to honour ocean heroes across the planet. But today - as the trial of two of our anti-whaling campaigners came to an end in Japan - the prosecution asked for...

Unjust sentence for Tokyo Two

Feature story | September 6, 2010 at 3:54

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan's whaling programme – in return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence. However, despite the harsh punishment the two anti-whaling...

Japan cuts its whaling hunt short. Will it be the last?

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | February 18, 2011

Today, the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced that they are ending this year’s Antarctic whaling season early, and have called the fleet back to port. This is fantastic news, and not a moment too soon.

International legal expert calls for Tokyo 2 acquittal

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 11, 2010 1 comment

More from the T2 trial in Amori today where Prof. Dirk Voorhoof took the stand arguing the T2's case for acquittal. Find more info in the press advisory below. A HUGE thank you to all those lending their voice and support for the T2...

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