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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...

Whale meat embezzlement investigation should be re-opened says Greenpeace

Press release | January 28, 2011 at 14:14

Tokyo, Japan, January 28, 2011 – Greenpeace is calling for the official investigation into systematic embezzlement(1) within Japan’s whaling programme to be re-opened following disciplinary action against whaling officials for accepting whale...

Key Tokyo Two trial facts

Page | September 7, 2010 at 7:42

At a press conference on 15 May 2008, Sato showed journalists a box of ‘personal luggage’, labeled as ‘cardboard’, sent by a crewmember of the Nisshin Maru factory ship to his home. It contained 23.5kg of salted unesu whale meat, worth an...

Japanese whaling will come to an end - the question is simply when

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | January 29, 2011

On December 22, 2010 - the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) acknowledged and publicly apologised for embezzlement within the whaling industry . An official from the powerful agency gave a 90 degree bow of apology on national...

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