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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...

Whale heroes face jail on World Oceans Day

Feature story | June 7, 2010 at 18:00

World Oceans Day is a day for us to celebrate our seas and a time for us to honor ocean heroes across the planet. But, as the trial of two of our anti-whaling campaigners came to an end in Japan, the prosecution asked for Junichi and Toru to be...

United Nations: Japanese Authorities Breached Human Rights of Greenpeace Anti-Whaling...

Media release | February 9, 2010 at 7:57

The Japanese government breached a series of internationally guaranteed human rights by detaining two Greenpeace activists who had uncovered major corruption in the Japanese whaling program, according to a working group of the United Nations...

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...

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...

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

Publication | February 8, 2010 at 8:07

The Opinion rendered with regard to the Tokyo Two concludes that the Japanese authorities have breached articles 18, 19 and 20 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and articles 18 and 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and...

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...

The Latest on the Tokyo Two

Blog by allisonkole | June 18, 2009

June 18th, 2009 3:15pm Tokyo May It Please the Court Yesterday during the 4th pre-trial hearing in the case of the Tokyo Two, Prof. Dirk Voorhoof defense counsel expert witness, submitted his legal opinion to the District Court of...

The Latest on the Tokyo Two

Blog by allisonkole | June 18, 2009

June 18th, 2009 3:15pm Tokyo May It Please the Court Yesterday during the 4th pre-trial hearing in the case of the Tokyo Two, Prof. Dirk Voorhoof defense counsel expert witness, submitted his legal opinion to the District Court of...

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