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Japan and whaling

Topic | March 27, 2014 at 12:00

Who rammed whom?

Feature story | December 28, 2005 at 0:00

We've been here before: the Southern Ocean, the Japanese whaling fleet, Greenpeace defending the lives of whales in the face of so called "scientific whaling". And in true de ja vu style, the whalers are once again accusing Greenpeace of...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Press release | July 11, 2008 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace peaceful protestors have been charged after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern Ocean whaling programme. The prosecutor in Aomori, Japan, today charged...

Global Demand to release Greenpeace Activists in Japan Grows

Press release | June 23, 2008 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested last Friday for exposing an embezzlement ring at the heart of the Japanese government's so-called scientific whaling programme have been ordered to spend a further nine days in jail without charge , after...

Challenge to Japan to prosecute anti- whaling activists worldwide

Feature story | November 4, 2008 at 0:00

Despite the moratorium on commercial whaling, the Japanese government continues to send a fleet of ships to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary to kill over a thousand whales. Each season, the fleet departs for the Sanctuary and more whales...

Who rammed whom?

Feature story | December 28, 2005 at 0:00

We've been here before: the Southern Ocean, the Japanese whaling fleet, Greenpeace defending the lives of whales in the face of so called "scientific whaling". And in true de ja vu style, the whalers are once again accusing Greenpeace of...

Tokyo Two: Statement of Concern from International Non-Governmental Organisations

Press release | July 10, 2008 at 0:00

This is a joint statement of concern by International Non-Governmental Organisations, urging the Japanese government as well as governments around the world to take immediate action on the detention of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki.

Greenpeace Activists Arrested in Japan for Exposing Stolen Whale Meat Scandal

Press release | June 20, 2008 at 4:55

Two Greenpeace activists in Japan have been arrested for exposing a stolen whale meat scandal involving the Japanese government-sponsored Southern Ocean whaling programme.

Fukushima meltdown: two months later, Japan's government still drags its feet

Blog entry by Greg McNevin | May 17, 2011 14 comments

In the latest in its ongoing series of late-night announcements, TEPCO this week finally admitted that the core of Fukushima’s reactor 1 started melting a mere five hours after the March 11 earthquake, and reached full meltdown...

Ten More Days Custody Without Charge for Greenpeace Japan Activists

Press release | July 1, 2008 at 13:53

A court in Aomori, Japan has ruled that two Greenpeace peaceful protestors who exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern Ocean whaling programme will spend the maximum time in...

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