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Unjust sentence for Tokyo Two

Feature story | September 6, 2010 at 3:54

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan's whaling program – in return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence. However, despite the harsh punishment the two anti-whaling...

Whaling on trial (part 2)

Feature story | March 10, 2010 at 13:35

This week our activists, Junichi and Toru, spent two very long and intense days in court, defending the honorable actions they took to expose the corruption within Japan's whaling industry. As the prosecution fumbled its desperate attempt to cast...

End of Japanese whaling may be in sight

Feature story | November 12, 2009 at 11:18

We've been watching the horizon for this one for a very long time, but our colleagues up in the crow's nest report that a new blip on the horizon could mean an end to Japanese whaling in Antarctica.

Tokyo Two face jail with no case to answer

Feature story | May 13, 2010 at 18:00

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

Obama and the whale

Feature story | November 10, 2009 at 14:54

The government of Japan has decided to look into wasteful spending. We can't think of a greater waste than the Japanese whaling program. So we sent a delegation to the place where the review committee is meeting.

GUILTY! Japan's justice system "breached human rights of Greenpeace anti-whaling...

Feature story | February 7, 2010 at 18:00

When two of our activists were detained after exposing major corruption in the Japanese whaling industry - we knew the Japanese authorities breached internationally guaranteed human rights. Now, as these two activists prepare to take the stand...

Tokyo Two trial: Prosecution struggles on opening day

Feature story | February 16, 2010 at 10:06

It’s been almost two years since the wrongful arrest of Junichi and Toru for their roles in exposing the corruption and lies woven in the fabric that holds the whaling industry together. As the trial for those charges began, it seemed obvious to...

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

Blog by Junichi Sato | January 28, 2011 4 comments

Whale meat was shipped to Japanese officials as gifts On December 22, 2010 - the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) acknowledged and publicly apologized for embezzlement within the whaling industry . An official from the powerful...

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