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Greenpeace issues plea for fair trial of whale meat activists

Press release | February 12, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Japanese ambassador to ensure the fair trial of two Greenpeace activists, following a UN report criticising Japan for breaching human rights during the pair’s detention.

Justice for Activists, Justice for the Whales

Press release | February 19, 2009 at 0:48

Greenpeace has staged a whale stranding in Mission Bay, Auckland today, to highlight the start of a court case against two Japanese activists. The activity was timed to coincide with similar activities around the world, directed at the...

Greenpeace takes whaling debate to the Japanese public

Press release | January 27, 2009 at 3:36

Greenpeace, marking 20 years of environmental campaigning in Japan, has opened a new public communications office in the town where two of its activists are due to be put on trial for exposing corruption in the whaling industry.

Kiwis say "arrest me too" in bid to end whaling

Press release | December 10, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace today set up an anti-whaling stand outside the Japanese embassy in Wellington where during the lunch hour around 150 people had 'mug shot' style photos taken that read "co-defendant, arrest me as well I want to save the whales". The...

18 months jail demanded for Greenpeace activists who exposed Japanese whaling corruption

Press release | June 9, 2010 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace activists are facing up to 18 months jail time for their part in exposing corruption within the Japanese whaling programme.

Whaling on trial: Vindication!

Feature story | December 25, 2010 at 13:11

December 23, 2010 TOKYO: 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!

Greenpeace calls for release of Japanese whaling activists

Press release | June 30, 2008 at 0:42

Responding to the ongoing detainment of Greenpeace Japan activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, Greenpeace New Zealand today took its concerns to the Japanese embassy in Wellington.

Global Demand to release Greenpeace Activists in Japan Grows

Press release | June 24, 2008 at 5:52

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...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature story | July 13, 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...

Unjust Sentence Condemned

Press release | September 6, 2010 at 19:00

Aomori, Japan, September 6, 2010 – Greenpeace has condemned as disproportionate and unjust a one year jail term, suspended for three years, imposed on two Greenpeace activists, who exposed widespread corruption in the Japanese government’s...

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