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Greenpeace Anti-whaling Activists Face Jail Despite Having No Case to Answer

Press release | 14 May, 2010 at 17:12

Tokyo, Japan. Despite yet another day of compelling evidence of major corruption in the Japanese government whaling programme, Greenpeace activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, have been warned by their lawyers that they...

Whale activists threatened with eviction

Feature story | 11 May, 2005 at 0:00

The city of Ulsan, Korea has ordered us to vacate our "Whale Embassy" -- built near the site of a planned whale meat factory. We've told them we'll be happy to leave, once they assure us they will not build the factory.

Tokyo Two face jail with no case to answer

Feature story | 14 May, 2010 at 9:19

Greenpeace anti-whaling activists, Junichi Sato, and Toru Suzuki, appeared in court again today - to face whalers at the heart of Japan's corrupt whaling industry which they exposed. But despite further compelling evidence of government...

UPDATE: Greenpeace activists held for further investigation for exposing embezzlement...

Press release | 22 June, 2008 at 12:47

Two Greenpeace activists who exposed large scale embezzlement of tax payers' money from the Japanese government whaling programme will be kept in custody for a further 10 days, without charge, under the order of the Aomori Court.

Opinion of the UN Human Rights Council's Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Publication | 8 February, 2010 at 3:51

The formal opinion of the UN Human Rights Council's Working Group on Arbitrary Detention rendered with regard to the treatment of the Tokyo Two- Greenpeace activists who exposed corruption in the Japanese government-funded whaling programme- by...

Packaged whale meat sold for US$30

Image | 10 May, 2005 at 1:00

Packaged whale meat sold for US$30,000 after butchering a juvenile minke whale "accidentally" caught as bycatch from a fishing boat. Korea reports an unusually high number of "accidentally" killed whales each year which are legally sold for meat.

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