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Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists

Feature story | 30 June, 2008 at 0:00

Global protest continues to mount with protests and vigils in front of Japanese embassies around the world and more than 180,000  190,000 200,000 letters being sent to the Japanese government demanding the release of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki...

Whale meat scandal: Many questions

Feature story | 18 July, 2008 at 0:00

Why would we believe the whaling industry when it says it is innocent? The institutions behind the Japanese whaling operation have apparently now investigated themselves and cleared themselves of any wrongdoing over the whale meat embezzlement...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature story | 11 July, 2008 at 0:00

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 holds whale activists without charge (Updated)

Feature story | 20 June, 2008 at 0:00

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...

Japanese government to investigate whale meat scandal (UPDATED)

Feature story | 15 May, 2008 at 0:00

Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months cracking open a major...

Can we trust the whalers when they say they're

Image | 18 July, 2008 at 1:00

Can we trust the whalers when they say they're innocent?

Greenpeace Japan whale campaign coordinator

Image | 15 May, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace Japan whale campaign coordinator Junichi Sato, with whale meat that was stolen from Japanese taxpayers, and which he provided as evidence to the government -- only to be arrested and charged for doing so.

Junichi Sato

Image | 23 January, 2007 at 1:00

Junichi Sato, Oceans Campaign Director, Greenpeace Japan on board the Esperanza. Junichi was arrested after exposing a whale meat smuggling scandal. Also a husband and father to a son.

Toru Suzuki

Image | 1 July, 2008 at 1:00

Toru Suzuki, Actions Coordinator, Greenpeace Japan: Arrested after exposing a whale meat smuggling scandal.

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