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Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists (Updated)

Feature story | June 30, 2008 at 0:00

Global protest continues to mount with protests and vigils in front of Japanese embassies around the world and more than 180,000190,000 letters being sent to the Japanese government demanding the release of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki -- the...

Greenpeace t-shirts: a retrospective in a whaling town

Feature story | June 10, 2009 at 21:59

A new exhibit in Aomori, Japan, gives a glimpse of Greenpeace history through one of our iconic communication tools: the t-shirt.

Justice for whales and Greenpeace

Feature story | February 19, 2009 at 0:00

An ancient Japanese legend says that anyone who folds 1000 paper cranes will have their heart's desire come true. On 16 February, 1000 paper whales were delivered to the Japanese embassy in Stockholm with a message "Free Junichi and Toru".From...

Japanese whaling ship outlawed

Feature story | October 30, 2008 at 21:23

Yet another nail has been put in the coffin of Japan's dying whaling industry. We've managed to get the Oriental Bluebird, re-supply and transport ship of Japan’s whaling fleet, de-flagged and fined, following a legal ruling by Panamanian...

Justice for the Tokyo Two - justice for whales, coming our way?

Feature story | May 16, 2009 at 23:16

Justice is starting to go the Tokyo Two way: A court in Aomori, Japan, has delivered a series of setbacks to the prosecution in the trial of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki (the activists known as the Tokyo Two) - and the Japanese government's...

Whaling, lies and cover-ups must stop

Feature story | April 14, 2009 at 22:06

Shrouded in the early morning gloom, the Japanese whaling fleet factory ship, Nisshin Maru, crept back into port without the usual fanfare. In fact, the only greeting party was comprised of our activists.

Japanese Whaling: The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

Feature story | March 19, 2009 at 0:00

We have lodged an appeal against Japanese government censorship, calling on the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) to release uncensored documentation of whale meat sales. Previously we obtained these documents through a 2008 Freedom of...

Japan slashes whale quotas

Feature story | November 13, 2008 at 0:00

Good news for the whales comes in threes. And then you get a dollop of extra. Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan's biggest newspapers, reports there will be a 20 percent reduction in the number of whales targeted in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary...

Challenge to Japan to prosecute anti- whaling activists worldwide

Feature story | November 4, 2008 at 2:21

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...

Japan holds whale activists without charge (Updated)

Feature story | June 20, 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...

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